Thursday, June 23, 2011

Crash victims identified

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. - The two victims of that plane crash today at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., have been identified. They are Col. (ret.) David A. Miles of Shalimar, Fla., and Thomas E. Lewis of Apalachicola, Fla. The Aero Club Beechcraft crashed around 4:30 a.m. into a grassy area next to the 46th Test Wing side of the runway at Eglin. The plane was owned by Eglin Air Force Base and rented to pilot through the base's Aero Club. (Source: Eglin Air Force Base, 06/23/11)