Thursday, June 23, 2011

Two killed in Eglin crash

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. - An 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 Air Force Base, Fla. A civilian pilot and civilian passenger were killed, according to Eglin Air Force Base. The plane was owned by Eglin Air Force Base and rented to the civilian pilot through the base's Aero Club. The names of the victims have not been released. (Source: Northwest Florida Daily News, 06/23/11)