Walker talked out of Hausfeld home in Springboro, where family and friends were gathered. The bodies will be formally identified through dental records, a forensic officially an accident Thursday afternoon, said. Their names will not be officially released until Friday, he added.
Rich Fox, Federal Aviation Administration control tower at Dayton International Airport, said the private plane crashed about 12:55 near the Dayton Wright Brothers Airport.
No other people were believed to be on board.
The plane departed Dayton-Wright Brothers Airport to the Dupage County (Ill.) airport in a suburb of Chicago when the pilot reported that a cargo door was open, "said FAA spokeswoman Elizabeth Cory. The pilot attempted to return to the Wright Brothers airport when the plane went down short of the runway, "said FAA.
The National Transportation Safety Board will lead the investigation, with