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Report offers details of Clifton Park plane crash

Narrative mentions corroded part, fuel switch’s position

A state police investigator takes measurements near the fuselage of a single-engine plane that crashed in the front yard of a home on Van Vranken Road in Clifton Park that killed two area business executives on Aug. 15, 2012.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber
A state police investigator takes measurements near the fuselage of a single-engine plane that crashed in the front yard of a home on Van Vranken Road in Clifton Park that killed two area business executives on Aug. 15, 2012.
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A new report on the August 2012 plane crash that killed two local businessmen offers more details on the crash, including noting a corroded engine part and the unusual position of a particular switch in the cockpit. No probable cause is cited in the report, dubbed the “factual report,” and the corroded engine part and switch information is included in a larger four-page narrative on the Aug. 15, 2012, crash in Clifton Park. A probable ...

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