FAA investigates Butler, Pa. plane crash

BUTLER, Pa. — The Federal Aviation Administration has been called in to investigate the crash of a Cessna Citation II at the Butler County Airport.

Pennsylvania State Police said the plane crashed just after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Penn Township airport.

A preliminary investigation showed that the co-pilot was at the controls during the scheduled landing and for unknown reason traveled beyond the runway and crashed into a fence, state police said.

All four occupants had minor injuries, police said.

The pilot was identified as Stephen T. White, 62, of Warrenton, Va., along with co-pilot Angela Aman, 42, of Stephens City, Va. and two occupants Kerry Dudley, 43, of Winchester, Va., a flight therapist and Vicki Carr, 50, also of Winchester, Va., a flight nurse. All four were taken to Butler Memorial Hospital for treatment.

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