Six die in Alabama plane crash


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Six people died when a small plane crashed in Tuscaloosa County, Ala., Northport Fire officials said

TUSCALOOSA, Ala.,
ACCRA, Aug. 15 (UPI/GNA) – Six people died when a small plane crashed in
Tuscaloosa County, Ala., Northport Fire officials said.

The three married
couples were on their way to Oxford, Miss., after a dentistry conference in
Florida when the plane experienced engine trouble and crashed in a field near
Tuscloosa Regional Airport.

The pilot sent out
a distress signal moment before the crash, officials said.

Dentists Jason and
Lea Farese; fellow dentist Austin Poole and his wife Angie; periodontist
Michael Perry, and Kimberly Perry, a nurse were all killed in the crash.

Federal Aviation
Administration were at the scene Sunday, with National Transportation Safety
Board officials due to arrive on Monday.

GNA


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