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1 person dead after plane crash in Shelby County

Person dead after plane crash in Shelby County

The two men who died in a plane crash in Shelby County have been identified as Nathan Finney, president and owner of Finney Hospitality Group, and his flight instructor, Warren Bruhl.

FAIRLAND, Ind. (WISH) — One person is dead after a plane crash in Shelby County Wednesday afternoon, according to Indiana State Police.

Around 4:50 p.m. Wednesday, troopers with the Indiana State Police, deputies with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, and first responders responded to reports of a plane crash near Fairland, Indiana, about a mile north of I-74.

When officials arrived, they located a plane wreckage in the middle of a rural cornfield. First responders searched the wreckage, but didn’t locate any survivors of the crash.

Indiana State Police confirmed that the plane was a small single-engine aircraft. Investigators said they are working to identify where the plane traveled from and who was inside the aircraft.