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Unlicensed Pilot Crashes Homebuilt Plane, Killing Five

NTSB investigating the fatal crash involving four young passengers.

An unlicensed pilot in rural south Georgia, about 100 miles from Savannah, crashed his homebuilt plane on September 16 at about 3:40 a.m., killing all five people on board.
 
No probable cause was identified in a preliminary report from the National Transportation and Safety Board last week, and there is no evidence of mechanical defects that may have influenced the crash.
 
A witness told the NTSB that she saw the plane zig-zagging above the tree-line, flying in the pattern of an ‘M.’ According to the FAA’s radar data, the plane rapidly c

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