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3 Hoosiers are dead and 3 others are fighting for their lives after plane crash in Michigan

Posted at 10:31 AM, Oct 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-04 20:20:24-04

INDIANAPOLIS — The Clinton County Sheriff's Office in Michigan has released the identities of the six people who were on a single-engine plane when it crashed while trying to land at an airport near Lansing on Thursday.

According to the FAA registry, the plane is owned by a company out of Greenwood, Indiana and left Indianapolis at 8 a.m. Thursday morning.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) says the Socata TBM 700 plane crashed while approaching the runway at Capital Region International Airport in Lansing, Mich.

READ | Three dead, three critical after plane crash in Michigan

Three people were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

They have been identified as:

  • Neil Alan Sego, 46, of Trafalgar, Indiana
  • John Thomas Lowe, 51, of Greenwood, Indiana
  • Timothy Joe Clark, 67, of Franklin, Indiana

Three others that were on the plane when it crashed remain in critical condition at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, Michigan.

They are:

  • Joel Stewart Beavins, 48, of Franklin, Indiana
  • Aaron Levi Blackford, 42, of Frankton, Indiana
  • Zachariah Eugene Bennett, 27, of Plainfield

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.