Valley Lutheran Grad, Three Others Die in Ohio Plane Crash

Investigators are looking at the possibility a 20-year-old pilot from Saginaw had engine trouble and crashed while trying to return to a Cleveland area airport. Michael Felten and his three passengers, all Case Western Reserve University students, died in the Monday night crash.

The Valley Lutheran High School graduate, who received his pilot's license about a year ago, had rented the 1999 Cessna 172 R, from a local flying club. The other students were identified as 20-year-old Lucas Marcelli, 18-year-old Abraham Pishevar and 18-year-old John Hill. They were from Ohio, Georgia and Maryland. 

The FAA and theNational Transportation Safety Board are in charge of the fatal crash investigation.

Tom Sullivan