2001 Colorado plane crash kills 10 of OSU family

Two OSU basketball players, six staff members, a pilot and co-pilot died in a plane crash on January 27, 2001. The plane was on its way home from a game against the University of Colorado when it went down in a snowstorm about 20 miles south of Denver. OSU basketball players Nate Fleming and Dan Lawson perished in the crash, along with sports information employee Will Hancock, director of basketball operations Pat Noyes, trainer Brian Luinstra, student manager Jared Weiberg, broadcast engineer Kendall Durfey, broadcaster Bill Teegins, pilot Denver Mills and co-pilot Bjorn Falistrom.