BREATHITT COUNTY, Ky. (WDKY) – Kentucky State Police have released new details on the deadly single-engine plane crash that happened Monday in Breathitt County.
Troopers say when crews got to the scene near the intersection of KY-1812 and KY-378, they found the plane in a field and engulfed in flames.
On Tuesday, the FAA along with the National Transportation Safety Board launched their investigation, and identified the victim as 62-year-old Timothy Michael Pankiewicz of Green Cove Springs, Florida.
KSP says the flight originated in Florida with a destination of Ohio.
The FAA and NTSB are still investigating. The cause of the crash is still unknown.