PERRYVILLE, Ark. (AP) - A National Transportation Safety Board investigator says it could take a year or longer to learn the cause of a small plane crash that killed two Oklahoma State women's basketball coaches and two other people aboard.
NTSB Investigator Jason Aguilera said Friday the agency will release a preliminary report in five days, but the full investigative report - and a conclusion on the cause - will take much longer to develop.
The Thursday afternoon crash into an Arkansas ridge top killed head coach Kurt Budke and assistant coach Miranda Serna.
Aguilera says it is sometimes possible to salvage a GPS unit and reconstruct the flight path.
The aircraft will be reassembled at an air services facility in Clinton, Ark., where investigators will try to figure out what doomed the flight.
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