October 06, 2010

News Release

For Immediate Release

Plane Crash Victims Identified

The victims of today’s plane crash have been identified as pilot: Coby L. Cullins, 36 years of age, passenger Thelma J. Vanhooser, 54 years of age, both of whom are being treated for their injuries at a local hospital. Passenger Kathryn L. Collins, 42 years of age, was deceased at the scene. Next of kin have been notified.

All emergency personal have cleared the crash scene and the scene has been released. Additional inquires should be directed to NTSB Aviation Safety Investigator Jim Silliman at 630-587-8110.

SPD Case Number: 10-44383

Media Contact: Jim Silliman NTSB Aviation Safety Investigator, phone: 630-587-8110

Release authorized by: National Transportation Safety Board

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