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NTSB: Pilots had "in flight loss of control" before crash

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Tuesday, the National Transportation Safety Board released the preliminary report on the plane crash that killed two pilots Thursday afternoon.

According to the report, the pilots crashed after an in-flight loss of control around 4:45 p.m. Thursday.  Air traffic controllers attempted to get information from the pilots, but no response was given.

NTSB officials say Patrick Eudy, 44, was flying the plane with instructor Robert Ulrich, 69, as part of a flight review.

Officials say the plane hit trees before crashing to the ground. There was no fire when the plane crashed.

The report, released Tuesday morning, says weather was not a factor in the crash.

To view the full report, click here.
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