Three people were killed Monday afternoon when their Convair 580
crashed shortly after takeoff from Rickenbacker Airport (LCK) near
WTTE-33 reports there were no witnesses to the accident, which
occurred around 12:00 pm local time. The plane impacted in a field
near the airport; it appears the plane had just taken off, though
some reports say the plane was on approach to land back at the
field when it crashed.
The aircraft was operated by Air Tahoma, a cargo feeder airline
based at the airport. The company flies regional frieght for FedEx
FAA spokeswoman Elizabeth Isham Cory told the station the 1956
Convair 580 (type shown above) was headed to Mansfield, OH, 63
nautical miles northeast of Rickenbacker.