Indiana plane crash that killed a Tulsa businessman and former OU quarterback caught on camera
5:42 AM, Mar 19, 2013
2:40 PM, Mar 19, 2013
SOUTH BEND, Ind. - The final moments of a small jet carrying four Oklahomans to Indiana were captured on surveillance videos.
In one video the highlighted plane can be seen falling from the sky Sunday afternoon. It appears to be spinning, something witnesses on the ground also reported seeing. The plane crashes into three homes near the airport.
In a second video, captured by a private club whose parking lot backs up to the crash site, the plane is seen crashing into the homes.
A National Transportation Safety Board investigator says the plane attempted to land twice before crashing.
An airport officials says the pilot reported equipment problems and radioed for help just moments before the crash.
Two Oklahomans were killed -- former OU football star Steve Davis and Tulsa businessman Wes Caves. Both were licensed pilots and it is not clear which man was flying the plane.
The twin-engine Beechcraft Premier Jet was registered to a company owned by Caves.
Two others in the plane and one person on the ground were hospitalized.
Federal investigators are on the scene. They say they have recovered the cockpit voice recorder and a large crane removed aircraft's fuselage Tuesday morning. The wreckage was being taken to a hangar so investigators can comb through it.