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Federal Investigators Release Causes Of Two Small Plane Crashes

Posted September 28, 2005 7:17 a.m. EDT

— Federal investigators determined the likely causes of two small plane crashes around the Triangle area.


National Transportation Safety Board

said the pilot of a small plane that crashed in Sanford in 2003 lost control in foggy weather.

The pilot died, and four passengers survived. The group was headed to Kill Devil Hills for the Centennial of Flight Celebration.

Fog and rain was also cited in a small plane crash near a Cary apartment complex last year.

The pilot and his wife died. The couple was from Arizona.