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Investigators found no evidence of mechanical failure to explain why a pilot lost control of a small plane that nosedived into an Arkansas ridge, killing the Oklahoma State women's basketball coach and three others, according to a federal report.
Oklahoma State President Burns Hargis plans to create a task force in the next few weeks to study whether changes are necessary to the school's travel policies following a November plane crash that killed women's basketball coach Kurt Budke and three others.
The plane involved in the crash that killed Oklahoma State women's basketball coach Kurt Budke and three others banked to the right and disappeared from radar before its nose dipped sharply, according to a preliminary federal report released Monday.
Oklahoma State University students, faculty and staff will gather Monday to remember two women's basketball coaches and two others who died when their airplane crashed into a wooded hillside in central Arkansas.
Kurt Budke's success coaching Oklahoma State University's women's basketball team was a testament to his work ethic and tireless preparation, but the women who played for him said it was the sense of family he fostered that they'll remember most.
Oklahoma State University officials will examine the school's travel policy in the wake of a plane crash that killed women's basketball coach Kurt Budke, an assistant coach and two other people in central Arkansas, a spokesman said Sunday.