Friday, February 12, 2016

Two die in small plane crash

DESTIN, Fla. -- Two people died when a small plane crashed in the Destin area Thursday night. The Piper Archer was registered to Texas-based Electrical Training. The two victims were identified as James Shumbert, 67, and passenger Sheryl Roe, 60, both of Alvin, Texas. A jogger called in and said he saw a small prop plane go down, and responders located debris and personal items scattered along the area between Henderson Beach and the Walton County line. Both victims have been recovered. The Federal Aviation Administration will be investigating. (Source: Pensacola News Journal, WALA-TV, 02/12/16)