New details released on Virginia plane crash that killed four Hoosiers

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FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) – New information has been released on the Virginia plane that crashed Aug. 12 killing six people, including four Hoosiers.

Federal officials say the plane that crashed in northern Virginia earlier this month had touched down briefly and bounced on the runway several times before becoming airborne again and crashing into trees.

The crash killed three members of the Borinstein family from Shelbyville: Lisa Borinstein and two of her four children, 19-year-old Luke and 15-year-old Emma.

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A German exchange student, 15-year-old Maren Timmermann, of Berlin, was also killed in the crash.

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Local media outlets report that the National Transportation Safety Board recently released a preliminary report.

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The report says that several witnesses saw the plane approach the runway at the Shannon Airport high and fast.

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