UPDATE: Crews prepare two homes hit in plane crash for demolition

It has been four days since a Hawker Beechcraft 390 Premier 1A coming in from Tulsa, Oklahoma crashed into three homes on North Iowa Street in South Bend.

In that time, crews have been working around the clock to figure out what exactly caused the plane to crash.

Diana Mckeown has been released from the hospital and is now staying with family.

Jim Rodgers, a former Tulsa firefighter, is still in serious condition and his son-in-law, Chris Evans, is in fair condition.

Wednesday night NTSB handed things over to South Bend.
Crews continue to work to try and bring things back to normal on Iowa Street.

Those who live on that street say police have been there 24/7 watching over the three houses.

NIPSCO came out Thursday to retire gas lines and South Bend Water Works workers were also at the scene to turn off the water service.

According to South Bend Fire Chief Steve Cox, this is all in preparation for an emergency demolition.

Two of the three homes will be knocked down because they say that they are now a hazard.

Chief Cox says that he doesn't know exactly when they are doing the demolition, but some people at the scene Thursday say it could be as soon as Friday.

Insurance agents were also at the scene looking around and taking lots of pictures of all of the damage.


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