Authorities Identify Men Killed in Plane Crash

Plane crashed in the Big Belt Mountains on Wednesday

By Justin Franz

HELENA — Officials in Broadwater County have released the names of the two men killed in an airplane crash northeast of Helena.

Sheriff Brenda Ludwig tells KFBB-TV that 59-year-old Johnny Gluhm and 86-year-old William Findley died in the crash Wednesday night in the Big Belt Mountains. Both men are from White Sulphur Springs.

Lewis and Clark County officials have said the plane left the Helena airport at 10 p.m. Wednesday headed for White Sulphur Springs.

The Federal Aviation Administration registry indicates Gluhm owned the single-engine Cessna 172.