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Thread: [IAC-L:948] Accident In Illinois
Message: [IAC-L:948] Accident In Illinois
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From: Karen Diamond <KarenDiamond at compuserve.com>
Date: Sun, 14 Sep 1997 16:13:18 UTC
This came from Associated Press last night. Does anyone know details, such as the aircraft type? Thanks ... ---Karen Diamond, SPORT AEROBATICS Subj: 2 Men Die in Aerobatics Plane Crash Date: 97-09-13 20:14:52 EDT From: AP Newswire BCC: karendiamond at compuserve.com ADELINE, Ill. (AP) - A single-engine airplane designed for aerobatics spiraled into the ground, killing both men aboard. Authorities said the victims were found wearing parachutes. George Masten III, 46, and Brian Dunkel, 33, died in Friday night's crash about 100 miles west of Chicago. Witnesses told police the plane flew straight up, turned over and hurtled toward the ground. No other details on the plane or the men were immediately available from authorities Saturday. The crash was being investigated by the National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration. AP-NY-09-13-97 2008EDT Copyright 1997 The Associated Press.