posted on Nov, 1 2004 @ 09:29 PM
A high-ranking member of Indiana's Drug Enforcement Agency was killed Friday when the single engine plane he was in crashed in Missouri. Assistant
Special Agent Armand McClintock, along with 3 other prominent area individuals, perished after the plane flew through a thunderstorm.
Also killed were Anderson attorney Bill Shearer, 54, and Dr. Ronald Kracke, 54, a Pendleton physician, Missouri's Schuyler County Sheriff Donald
Bruner said Sunday.
Bruner said the National Transportation Safety Board and an evidence recovery team from the FBI, which routinely assists with plane crashes, had
finished their investigation at the scene on Sunday.
The Beechcraft was flying through a thunderstorm when it crashed in pastureland, said Tony Molinaro, a spokesman for the Federal Aviation
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McClintock was instrumental in the reduction of methamphetamine labs in the greater Indianapolis area. His department shut down 905 labs in 2003, a
significant increase over the 152 shut down in 1999.