Louisiana Plane Crash: What We Know About The Investigation And Victims | NBC Nightly News

Channel: NBC News
Published: 12/30/2019

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The NTSB expects its investigation will last 12 to 18 months after a small plane crashed in Lafayette, Louisiana, killing five people. The husband of Carley McCord, a reporter for our affiliate WDSU who was killed in the crash, tells NBC News that she was his “everything.” The youngest victim wo...



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Was just a just huge billow, a black smoke way up in the sky? Oh my god, vivid memories of a fatal plane crash haunting this louisiana town, five people dead and two others still critically injured. Tonight, the ntsb investigation expected to last 12 to 18 months. The wreckage is massively fragmented and charred melted and partially consumed by fire. Ntsb investigators have been combing this entir ...
morning, starting at the post office and going through this field. Now they're standing by a large portion of the plane, they're going to be deploying drones as well. To try to get an aerial perspective from here all the way to the airport, a mile away as investigators search for cluesfamilies and one news community are just trying to pick up the pieces. Well, everyone loves a good family football story: charlie mccord, killed on that flight reported four nbc affiliate wdsu in new orleans last night, carly's father-in-law, steve ensminger, the offensive coordinator for lsu, wiping away tears on the sidelines of the peach bowl where carly was headed. Her husband telling nbc news tonight, i can't come up with words. She was my everything she loved, so fiercely. Suzette fowler knew the youngest victim walker. Vincent today would have been his 16th birthday people think in our community who were loved and cared for in somebody's family. Just go on it's hard, my god neighbors believe the outcomecould have been much worse.

If not for the pilot, do you believe the pilot in this case saved lives? I think he did. I think there's no doubt about that and sam joins us now, sam you're learning more about why carly was on that plane this evening. What do we know? Yeah peter carly knew gretchen walker's mom for their mutual love of lsu. She was planning on driving to atlanta, but was offered a seat on that plane and accepted hey nbc news fans, thanks for checking out our youtube channel subscribe by clicking on that button down here and click on any of the videos over here to watch. The latest interviews show highlights and digitalexclusives thanks for watching.


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