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1 killed in Indiana plane crash

By the CNN Wire Staff
  • The crash is so severe police are still trying to determine who was onboard
  • The pilot is killed, authorities said

(CNN) -- Authorities were investigating the crash of a small airplane near an airport in Indiana early Thursday.

The plane crashed in Connersville, Indiana, Wednesday night, state police said.

Authorities have determined that the pilot of the plane was killed. But the wreckage site was so severe authorities could not determine if there was anybody besides the pilot on the plane.

CNN's Samuel Gardner contributed to this report