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Officials release names of victims killed in plane crash in Franklin Co., Ind.

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Police have released the names of the three people who died in a plane crash in southeast Indiana.

The victims were 63-year-old Dr. Louis Cantilena, of Potomac, Maryland, 65-year-old Dr. Paul Schuda, of Arlington, Virginia, and Louis Cantilena's 31-year-old daughter, Dr. Amy Cantilena, also of Potomac, Maryland, according to Indiana State Police.

Officials say Louis Cantilena was piloting the plane when it crashed.

Indiana State Police Sgt. Stephen Wheeles says the crash happened near Oldenburg, in Franklin County. A dog that was on the plane was also killed, according to police. A second dog survived the crash.

Authorities say the plane was traveling from Kansas City, Missouri, to Frederick, Maryland, and had left from an airport near Columbus, Indiana, before it crashed Saturday around 9 p.m.

The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the cause of the crash.

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