The two-engine Piper Cheyenne crashed about 1 mile from the Lafayette Regional Airport.
An Army soldier from Michigan had to buy a one-way plane ticket for $2,500 after his flight was unexpectedly canceled.
Joel Michael Bane, an Iraq and Afghanistan war veteran, pleaded guilty to one count of interference with a flight crew.
A special dedication ceremony was held Sunday to commemorate the new 93-foot-tall Tower of Voices.
The plane crashed either while the man was doing stunts or because of a lack of flying skills, according to officials.
The planes represent perhaps the final benefits Iran will see under the nuclear deal rejected by President Trump.
There are nearly 15 million American males between the ages of 63 and 78. Approximately 5.5 million are Vietnam-era veterans.
In a letter to VA Secretary Robert Wilkie, Rep. Elaine Luria, D-Va., said the plan was developed with no notice to Congress.
Nearly half of the more than 69,000 claims for "Blue Water Navy" Agent Orange benefits have been processed.
About 200 soldiers going through Basic Combat Training at Sill were issued a full Army Green Service Uniform.
The operations halt follows a pair of recent crashes, including one that killed two military officers.