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Investigators Looking For Clues In Plane Crash

Posted February 18, 1996 6:00 a.m. EST

— February 19, 1996 - 12:14 p.m. EST

The pilot and one passenger died when a private plane crashed last night in Caldwell County.

Four other passengers survived. Two of them are hospitalized.

Investigators are combing through the wreckage of the twin-engine Beechcraft-Baron, looking for clues to the cause of the crash.

The plane was returning from the Daytona 500 when it went down near the Morganton-Lenoir Airport