According to the the FAA, contact with the flight was lost about four minutes after departure from JVY’s Runway 36. The aircraft was later located about 7.5 miles north-northwest of the airport at the end of a debris trail near a number of blackened trees. The aircraft, registered to and operated by Estoair LLC of Jeffersonville, Indiana, was destroyed by a post-crash fire. A local Clark County sheriff’s deputy said there were no recognizable pieces of the aircraft found on the scene. The CJ’s pilot was employed by TEG Architects, owned by one of the people aboard the aircraft.