A Piper PA-28 Cherokee plane crash near Kaplan Vermillion Parish, LA – United States of America
The light plane hit a transmission tower guy wire and crashed. The pilot died in the crash. The airplane was destroyed during the accident sequence. 2 plane occupants died
A plane crashed into a television tower near Kaplan Friday morning, leaving two people dead, officials said.
The tower, located in Vermilion parish, was owned by KATC-TV in Lafayette but was no longer in use by the television station.
— Breaking Aviation News (@breakingavnews) August 31, 2018
It was being leased to radio station KAJN.
The accident knocked the radio station off the air.
The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating. KPLC and FOX29 are following this story and will update as more information becomes available.
USA, LA, near Kaplan- Plane Crash in Vermilion Parish, the Sheriff’s Office is now able to confirm two fatalities as a result of the plane crash. The crash is involving a Piper PA-28 Cherokee plane and an old KATC tower in the Kaplan area.https://t.co/Z8qv1gM4SL pic.twitter.com/bbj07Fhgyc
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