CORNING, Iowa — Officials are investigating a plane crash that led to the death of one man Monday near Corning, says the Iowa State Patrol.
A plane took off from an airport in Adams County at approximately 12:38 p.m. with one man — the pilot, 80-year-old Steven Porter — on board.
According to Iowa State Patrol Sgt. Alex Dinkla, the aircraft hit a power line during takeoff. Porter was pronounced dead at the scene.
Loved ones say he was a harder worker and was always on the go.
The celebration of life service for Porter will take place Dec. 17 at Corning United Methodist Church from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.