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NTSB: Duluth pilot in crash wasn't instrument rated

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Duluth pilot Kevin Ferris lacked the instrument rating recommended for the weather conditions that were forecasted for and existing at his destination of Moorhead, Minn., when he was killed in a plane crash March 29.

“Instrument meteorological conditions were forecast before the flight originated and were present throughout the day for the destination airport,” the preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board said.

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