MARION, Ohio (WJW) — The Ohio State Highway Patrol continues to investigate a fatal plane crash that happened around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday in Pleasant Township which is about 45 miles from Columbus.

“The preliminary investigation showed a Piper Cherokee Six crashed into a bean
field, approximately nine miles southwest of the Marion Municipal Airport,” troopers said.

Two people in the plane were killed in the crash, according to troopers. They were identified Saturday as Hal E. Durbin, 71, of Findlay, and William J. David,
70 of Bowling Green.

The National Transportation Safety Board has been notified and the incident
remains under investigation.