KOKOMO, Ind. (AP/FOX 13) - Authorities say a pilot from Tampa was killed when a small plane crashed in a central Indiana farm field.
The Howard County Sheriff's Office says the crash happened Saturday evening in a soybean field along Indiana 22 just east of Kokomo. Deputies found the twin-engine plane a few hundred yards from the roadway with one person inside who was pronounced dead at the scene.
The county coroner's office identified the pilot as 59-year-old Daniel P. Greenwald, a physician from Tampa, and said he died from blunt-force trauma in the crash.
Tampa General Hospital released the following statement about Dr. Greenwald's death:
The sheriff's department says the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board have been notified.