VALLEY CITY (AP) - Investigators hope a recovered camera memory card will help them find out what caused an airplane crash that killed a veteran pilot.
Bob Odegaard died Sept. 7 when he crashed his vintage Super Corsair plane while practicing for a Valley City air show.
His plane had a camera attached. Former North Dakota National Guard commander Mike Haugen says searchers found the camera's memory card Wednesday.
Haugen was a longtime friend of Odegaard's, and he helped to look for the card. He says it's been given to federal investigators.
Haugen says the crash probe will take a long time to finish. He says it will include an autopsy and an analysis of the plane's wreckage.
Odegaard was a longtime pilot and airplane rebuilder who owned an aerial spraying business.