CHICAGO (CBS) — One person was killed in a plane crash Thursday morning at an airport in Valparaiso, Indiana.
A small plane crashed at Porter County Regional Airport around 10:45 a.m., according to the Porter County Sheriff’s Office. At least one person was killed in the crash. That person was also the owner of the plane.
He was identified as 40-year-old Azam J. Zayed of Oak Lawn. According to the Porter County’s Sheriff’s Police Department, the Federal Aviation Administration is handling the investigation along with the National Transportation Safety Board.
The plane crashed nose-first in a grassy area between two runways.