5pm plane crash coverage
BAKER - Authorities are investigating what caused a small plane to crash shortly after it took off from Baton Rouge Metro Airport Friday afternoon.
The pilot, John Fowler, was killed in the crash that happened on Rue Jennifer Road. He was the only person on the non-commercial aircraft.
At least two homes were damaged in the crash. No injuries were reported on the ground.
Further updates from the scene on WBRZ News 2 at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m.