Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

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January 24, 2012

Two dead in Jennings County plane crash

Greensburg — Jennings County - At approximately 8:41 p.m. Saturday, Jennings County Dispatch received a 911 call regarding a plane crash south of County Road 600 South in Jennings County.

Officers responded to the scene and located a small, single engine Cessna out in a field several hundred yards from the roadway. Officers reported two fatalities; one male and one female.

The victims of the plane crash in Jennings County have been identified as 55-year-old Gregory L. Wehr and 55-year-old Candace S. Wehr (husband and wife), both of Versailles.

Both were en route to Madison Municipal Airport from Chicago when their 1968 single engine Cessna went down in a field several hundred yards south of County Road 600 South in Jennings County. FAA officials arrived on the scene just after midnight Sunday to begin their investigation. It could be several weeks before the cause of the crash has been determined. Further media inquiries regarding the cause of the crash should be directed to the Federal Aviation Administration.

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