Fatal plane crash in Indiana

A small private aircraft clipped two houses before smashing into a third

and snapping in half in northern Indiana, killing two people inside the plane, including former University of Oklahoma championship quarterback Steven Davis and Wesley Caves, both of Tulsa, Okla., authorities said.

The front end of a Hawker Beachcraft Premier jet sits in a room of a home on Iowa Street in South Bend, Ind., Sunday, March 17, 2013. Authorities say a private jet apparently experiencing mechanical trouble crashed resulting in injuries. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Roland Herwig says the Beechcraft Premier I twin-jet had left Tulsa, Okla.'s Riverside Airport and crashed near the South Bend Regional Airport on Sunday afternoon. (AP Photo/South Bend Tribune, Mike Hartman)
The front end of a Hawker Beachcraft Premier jet sits in a room of a home on Iowa Street in South Bend, Ind., Sunday, March 17, 2013. Authorities say a private jet apparently experiencing mechanical trouble crashed resulting in injuries. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Roland Herwig says the Beechcraft Premier I twin-jet had left Tulsa, Okla.'s Riverside Airport and crashed near the South Bend Regional Airport on Sunday afternoon. (AP Photo/South Bend Tribune, Mike Hartman)
The front end of a Hawker Beachcraft Premier jet sits in a room of a home on Iowa Street in South Bend, Ind., Sunday, March 17, 2013. Authorities say a private jet apparently experiencing mechanical trouble crashed resulting in injuries. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Roland Herwig says the Beechcraft Premier I twin-jet had left Tulsa, Okla.'s Riverside Airport and crashed near the South Bend Regional Airport on Sunday afternoon. (AP Photo/South Bend Tribune, Mike Hartman)
In this June 28, 2007 file photo, former University of Oklahoma quarterback Steven Davis speaks at the Petroleum Club in Oklahoma City, Okla. A University of Oklahoma official says the starting quarterback for Oklahoma's national championship teams in 1974 and 1975 is one of two men killed when a small plane slammed into a house in northern Indiana. St. Joseph County Coroner Randy Magdalinski identified the victims of Sunday's crash as 60-year-old Steven Davis and 58-year-old Wesley Caves, both of Tulsa, Okla. (AP Photo/The Oklahoman, Jaconna Aguirre)
In this June 28, 2007 file photo, former University of Oklahoma quarterback Steven Davis speaks at the Petroleum Club in Oklahoma City, Okla. A University of Oklahoma official says the starting quarterback for Oklahoma's national championship teams in 1974 and 1975 is one of two men killed when a small plane slammed into a house in northern Indiana. St. Joseph County Coroner Randy Magdalinski identified the victims of Sunday's crash as 60-year-old Steven Davis and 58-year-old Wesley Caves, both of Tulsa, Okla. (AP Photo/The Oklahoman, Jaconna Aguirre)
In this June 28, 2007 file photo, former University of Oklahoma quarterback Steven Davis speaks at the Petroleum Club in Oklahoma City, Okla. A University of Oklahoma official says the starting quarterback for Oklahoma's national championship teams in 1974 and 1975 is one of two men killed when a small plane slammed into a house in northern Indiana. St. Joseph County Coroner Randy Magdalinski identified the victims of Sunday's crash as 60-year-old Steven Davis and 58-year-old Wesley Caves, both of Tulsa, Okla. (AP Photo/The Oklahoman, Jaconna Aguirre)
In this Nov. 15, 1975 file photo, University of Oklahoma quarterback Steven Davis (5) sweeps for a 15-yard gain against Missouri in Columbia, Mo. A University of Oklahoma official says the starting quarterback for Oklahoma's national championship teams in 1974 and 1975 is one of two men killed when a small plane slammed into a house in northern Indiana. St. Joseph County Coroner Randy Magdalinski identified the victims of Sunday's march 17, 2013 crash as 60-year-old Steven Davis and 58-year-old Wesley Caves, both of Tulsa, Okla. (AP Photo/The Oklahoman, Jim Arego, File)
In this Nov. 15, 1975 file photo, University of Oklahoma quarterback Steven Davis (5) sweeps for a 15-yard gain against Missouri in Columbia, Mo. A University of Oklahoma official says the starting quarterback for Oklahoma's national championship teams in 1974 and 1975 is one of two men killed when a small plane slammed into a house in northern Indiana. St. Joseph County Coroner Randy Magdalinski identified the victims of Sunday's march 17, 2013 crash as 60-year-old Steven Davis and 58-year-old Wesley Caves, both of Tulsa, Okla. (AP Photo/The Oklahoman, Jim Arego, File)
In this Nov. 15, 1975 file photo, University of Oklahoma quarterback Steven Davis (5) sweeps for a 15-yard gain against Missouri in Columbia, Mo. A University of Oklahoma official says the starting quarterback for Oklahoma's national championship teams in 1974 and 1975 is one of two men killed when a small plane slammed into a house in northern Indiana. St. Joseph County Coroner Randy Magdalinski identified the victims of Sunday's march 17, 2013 crash as 60-year-old Steven Davis and 58-year-old Wesley Caves, both of Tulsa, Okla. (AP Photo/The Oklahoman, Jim Arego, File)
In this Aug. 20, 1973 file photo, University of Oklahoma quarterback Steven Davis is photographed at the teams media day in Norman, Okla. A University of Oklahoma official says the starting quarterback for Oklahoma's national championship teams in 1974 and 1975 is one of two men killed when a small plane slammed into a house in northern Indiana. St. Joseph County Coroner Randy Magdalinski identified the victims of Sunday's crash as 60-year-old Steven Davis and 58-year-old Wesley Caves, both of Tulsa, Okla. (AP Photo/The Oklahoman, File)
In this Aug. 20, 1973 file photo, University of Oklahoma quarterback Steven Davis is photographed at the teams media day in Norman, Okla. A University of Oklahoma official says the starting quarterback for Oklahoma's national championship teams in 1974 and 1975 is one of two men killed when a small plane slammed into a house in northern Indiana. St. Joseph County Coroner Randy Magdalinski identified the victims of Sunday's crash as 60-year-old Steven Davis and 58-year-old Wesley Caves, both of Tulsa, Okla. (AP Photo/The Oklahoman, File)
In this Aug. 20, 1973 file photo, University of Oklahoma quarterback Steven Davis is photographed at the teams media day in Norman, Okla. A University of Oklahoma official says the starting quarterback for Oklahoma's national championship teams in 1974 and 1975 is one of two men killed when a small plane slammed into a house in northern Indiana. St. Joseph County Coroner Randy Magdalinski identified the victims of Sunday's crash as 60-year-old Steven Davis and 58-year-old Wesley Caves, both of Tulsa, Okla. (AP Photo/The Oklahoman, File)
FILE - In this Jan. 2, 1976 file photo, University of Oklahoma football coach Barry Switzer, right, and quarterback Steven Davis, give the "number one" sign in Miami Beach, after the Associated Press named the Sooners as the national champions for the second year in a row. A University of Oklahoma official says the starting quarterback for Oklahoma's national championship teams in 1974 and 1975 is one of two men killed when a small plane slammed into a house in northern Indiana. St. Joseph County Coroner Randy Magdalinski identified the victims of Sunday's March 17, 2013 crash as 60-year-old Steven Davis and 58-year-old Wesley Caves, both of Tulsa, Okla. (AP Photo, File)
FILE - In this Jan. 2, 1976 file photo, University of Oklahoma football coach Barry Switzer, right, and quarterback Steven Davis, give the "number one" sign in Miami Beach, after the Associated Press named the Sooners as the national champions for the second year in a row. A University of Oklahoma official says the starting quarterback for Oklahoma's national championship teams in 1974 and 1975 is one of two men killed when a small plane slammed into a house in northern Indiana. St. Joseph County Coroner Randy Magdalinski identified the victims of Sunday's March 17, 2013 crash as 60-year-old Steven Davis and 58-year-old Wesley Caves, both of Tulsa, Okla. (AP Photo, File)
FILE - In this Jan. 2, 1976 file photo, University of Oklahoma football coach Barry Switzer, right, and quarterback Steven Davis, give the "number one" sign in Miami Beach, after the Associated Press named the Sooners as the national champions for the second year in a row. A University of Oklahoma official says the starting quarterback for Oklahoma's national championship teams in 1974 and 1975 is one of two men killed when a small plane slammed into a house in northern Indiana. St. Joseph County Coroner Randy Magdalinski identified the victims of Sunday's March 17, 2013 crash as 60-year-old Steven Davis and 58-year-old Wesley Caves, both of Tulsa, Okla. (AP Photo, File)

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