(Clark County, IN) - A small plane has crashed in southern Indiana just north of Louisville.
The scene of the crash is in a wooded area near Memphis in Clark County.
The Clark County Sheriff says there are fatalities. Louisville City FC founder Wayne Estopinal has been confirmed as one of the victims. The soccer club has issued a statement.
Louisville City FC is mourning the passing of Wayne Estopinal, a renowned businessman and philanthropist who founded the organization in June 2015. He was 63.
The following statements were released today by LouCity President Brad Estes and principal owner John Neace.
STATEMENT FROM BRAD ESTES
“We at LouCity are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of club founder Wayne Estopinal. We would not be the club we are today without his innovation, leadership, and hard work, and his contributions to the community are something for which we are incredibly grateful. Our hearts are with Wayne’s family and loved ones at this time.”
STATEMENT FROM JOHN NEACE
“Greater Louisville lost a great corporate citizen today. Wayne was very active in the soccer community and will be missed by us all. We mourn this inexpressible loss and today acknowledge his contribution to Louisville City FC and the entire Louisville soccer community.”
Further information about any funeral or memorial services will be released as it becomes available.
Indiana State Police say Clark County Airport has confirmed a flight left their airport at 11:24 am, enroute to Chicago, IL, with allegedly three people aboard the flight.
Shortly before 11:30 am on today’s date, police agencies in Clark County were alerted by residents in the area of 2627 Crone Road, near Borden, of a possible plane crash in a wooded area nearby.