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One dead in Union plane crash

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“It appears he went down in the trees next to the highway,” Union Parish Sheriff Bob Buckley said. “He barely missed a high line.”

Dilts was traveling alone in the plane, and the cause of the crash remains unknown.
Federal Aviation Administration officials from Baton Rouge arrived Thursday to investigate the crash.

Aaron Sauer, a senior investigator with the National Transportation and Safety Board’s. Central Mountain Regional office in Denver, Colo., was set to arrive on the scene today.
Representatives from Cessna and Continental Motor Company will join the investigation.

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