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Narrative:N400DE, a 2003 Mooney M20M, was intercepted by United States F-16s before crashing in Indiana. The single-engine plane departed from Grand Rapids, Michigan at 9:43am EDT and the last radar positions were received at 11:31am before crashing southeast 3 miles southeast of Albany, IN, Indiana.
Mooney M20M / 257 TLS Bravo
|C/n / msn:|| 27-0320|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||3 miles southeast of Albany, IN -
United States of America
CNN reports that the pilot became unresponsive to radio calls and NORAD scrambled F-16s around 10 am to intercept the aircraft. Sources speculate that the pilot may have suffered from oxygen deprivation or become otherwise incapacitated.
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