Private Jet Slams Into Three Homes In South Bend (VIDEO)

By Emma Koch

March 18, 2013 Updated Mar 18, 2013 at 5:45 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (www.nbc33.com) -- The St. Joseph County Coroner has identified Steven Davis, 60, and Wesley Caves, 58, as the victims in the South Bend plane crash.

The small private aircraft, a Beechcraft Premier I twin-jet, crashed into three homes in a South Bend neighborhood. Officials say the pilot radioed for help before the crash citing technical problems and tried to land safely but failed.

Reports indicate that Davis and Cave were two of four people on the plane and that the other two, Jim Rogers and Christopher Evans, along with one person on the ground, Diana McKeown, were injured. Two people on the ground were also killed in the crash.




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