Dec. 6 (UPI) — Just one human being died after a smaller, one-motor plane crashed into the parking good deal of a Missouri gas station on Wednesday.
The pilot was pronounced lifeless at the scene after his Beechcraft Bonanza B36 plane clipped the Cover of a BP gas station in Chesterfield and crashed as it was traveling to the Spirit of St. Louis Airport from Albuquerque, the FAA mentioned.
The pilot was the only human being on the plane and no 1 else was injured in the crash.
John Bales, director of the close by Spirit of St. Louis Airport informed the St. Louis Write-up-Dispatch the pilot had been cleared to land, when he noted the plane was shedding electricity and mentioned he was not sure if he would make it to the airport.
Witnesses at the scene mentioned they failed to listen to any motor noise just before the plane crashed.
“The plane was thoroughly included in fire when we arrived on the scene,” Hearth Marshal Roger Herin mentioned. “We extinguished the flames rather quickly.”
The name of the pilot was not straight away introduced.