UPDATE: Johnson County Crash Victims Identified

Jan 3, 2017

Authorities in southern Illinois have identified the four people who died after a single-engine plane crashed in a wooded area near Vienna on New Year's Eve.

Johnson County Coroner David Rockwell says 34-year-old Curt Terpstra, 37-year-old Krista Green, 35-year-old Jordan Linder and his 26-year-old sister, Jasmine Linder, died in Saturday night's crash. All four were from Iowa.

The Federal Aviation Administration has said the Piper PA28 aircraft went down in unknown circumstances. The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the crash.
 

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Authorities in southern Illinois say four people died New Year's Eve after a single-engine plane crashed in a wooded area.

Johnson County Coroner David Rockwell says he pronounced the two men and two women dead at about 8:15 p.m. on Saturday at the scene of the crash. He says the victims all appear to be adults and their identities are unknown.

The Federal Aviation Administration says a Piper PA28 small aircraft crashed in unknown circumstances on Saturday night.

The FAA says it and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the crash.

Rockwell says autopsies will be scheduled.