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Passenger in Columbus plane crash speaks with police

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A Columbus police spokesman said Dennis King told them the plane was slowing down but the engine was racing at the time of the crash. A Columbus police spokesman said Dennis King told them the plane was slowing down but the engine was racing at the time of the crash.

COLUMBUS, IN (WAVE) - There is some new information about the plane that crashed into a central Indiana home Thursday.

The injured passenger told investigators the home-built plane was having engine problems when it went down.

A Columbus police spokesman said Dennis King told them the plane was slowing down but the engine was racing at the time of the crash.

Investigators were able to interview King at the Wishard Memorial Hospital where he was admitted into the burn unit. The 60-year-old Columbus man remains in fair condition as of Sunday.

Gerald Clayton, the 81-year-old pilot, remains in serious condition there. Investigators haven't been able to speak with Clayton due to the extent of his injuries.

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