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Pilot Killed in Starke Co Plane Crash

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One person is dead after a plane crash in Starke County. Authorities say the homebuilt aircraft, a single-engine RV-6 Vanns Airplane, was located in a cornfield Monday afternoon about twenty yards off State Road 8 at the south end of the Starke County Airport in Knox.  Starke County Sheriffs Police say the pilot was pronounced dead at the scene and was the only person on board. Preliminary cause of the crash is not known at this time. The FAA and NTSB are investigating.  Officers with the Starke County Sheriff's Department, Knox City Police, Hamlet Police Department, and Knox Center Township Fire Department responded.
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