Two killed after small plane crashes into Atchafalaya River levee
ST. LANDRY PARISH - Authorities are responding to a deadly crash involving a small aircraft along the Atchafalaya River Wednesday afternoon.
KATC cites Sheriff Bobby Guidroz as saying two people were killed in the crash. The pilot, 49-year-old Kirk Bellard, and a passenger, 38-year-old Marcus D. Guidry, were killed Wednesday when their aircraft went down on the levee.
The sheriff said the investigation is being taken over by the FAA.