Fatal Plane Crash Kills Three People
Tuesday night, a personal plane crashed into a hayfield near Tolar, Texas. All three passengers were killed.
The victims of the crash are Casey Brinegar, a 26 year old flight instructor, a former student of his, Kartik Kalaichelvan, who was 22, and his younger brother, 19-year old Pratik Kalaichelvan. Pratik was visiting his brother in Texas from India.
The three men had flown to Stephenville for dinner; the crash occured on the flight back. Witnesses on the ground say that they heard the plane and that it sounded as if it was malfunctioning. Not long after it appeared to lose engine control, nosediving to the ground.
It is unknown whether the crash was caused by a defective product on the plane.