Doomed Business Jet Made Stop in Minnesota Before Crash
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The business jet that crashed into an apartment building in Akron, Ohio Tuesday had made a stop in Minnesota as part of a multi-state trip.
A flight-tracking website shows the small jet left Florida and made several stops in the Midwest before crashing and killing the nine people on board. FlightAware.com says the 10-seat plane left Fort Lauderdale on Monday and stopped in St. Paul, Moline, Illinois and St. Louis before arriving in Cincinnati.The plane departed from Cincinnati Tuesday morning and stopped in Dayton before crashing on approach to a small airport in Akron.
Ohio State Highway Patrol Lt. Bill Haymaker says two pilots and seven passengers were killed aboard the 10-seat Hawker H25 when it clipped utility wires and crashed into the building. Florida real-estate company Pebb Enterprises says two of its executives and five employees were among the plane's passengers.