Posted: Jul 19, 2013 8:24 AM by AP
OAK RIDGE, La. (AP) - Sheriff's deputies say two men were killed when a single engine airplane crashed in rural Morehouse Parish near Oak Ridge.
Morehouse Chief Deputy Brian Shoemaker identified the dead in Thursday's crash as 75-year-old Clarence Collins, of Dubach, and 25-year-old Jonathan Whitacre, of Illinois
Shoemaker says Collins was an instructor for Flying Tiger Aviation school of Oak Ridge and Whitacre was a student pilot.
The cause of the crash is unknown.
Shoemaker says the Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation and Safety Board will investigate the crash.