Fatal Light Aircraft Crash at Camp Reveal

first_imgFatal Light Aircraft Crash at Camp RevealDATE: Saturday, December 21, 2019A small light aircraft has crashed on the grounds of Camp Reveal off East Boonville-New Harmony Road, killing the sole pilot.At 3:14 PM on December 21, 2019, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office, McCutchanville Fire Department, and the Scott Township Fire Department responded to Camp Reveal upon the report of an aircraft crash.A small Cessna light aircraft had attempted an emergency landing east of the main entrance to the camp. The pilot, who was able to maneuver the aircraft into an open field and avoid striking any buildings, was killed during the crash. The aircraft had departed from Tri-State Aero but began losing altitude and crash-landed while traveling north.The victim from yesterday’s plane crash in northern Vanderburgh County has been identified as Philip M. Burke, age 56, of Newburgh, IN. An autopsy is scheduled for 11:00 hrs 12-22-2019. The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s office and the FAA, NTSB and all involved the investigation of the crash.As is standard procedure for all aircraft crashes, the Indiana State Police (ISP), the National Transportation Safety Bureau (NTSB), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have been notified. FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more