Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Four Killed in Ohio Plane Crash Were Young University Students

CLEVELAND, Ohio (Tuesday, August 26 2014) – Reported by madn3wz

At least four people are reported killed in a small plane crash on Monday night when a plane they were flying crashed near a regional airport outside of Cleveland. All four people killed in the plane crash tragedy were young university students, according to media reports.

Four University Students Perish in Small Plane Crash in Ohio (Image Credit: NY Daily News)  

According to further details; a four-seat, single-engine aircraft, Cessna 172R, crashed and then shortly after takeoff from Cuyahoga County Regional Airport about 10 p.m. Monday. The plane exploded and engulfed by fire that trapped all four on board inside the burning wreckage.

The plane was reportedly rented by William Felten of Saginaw, Michigan, who is among the dead along with John Hill, 18, of St. Simons, Ga.; freshman Abraham Pishevar of Rockville, Md.; and Lucas Marcelli, 20, from Massillon, Ohio. The plane was being piloted by Felten.

"We are truly heartbroken about these promising lives cut short," Case Western Reserve University President Barbara R. Snyder said in a statement, "and feel profound sympathy for their loved ones and friends."

Report Tags: Plane Crash, Ohio Plane Crash, University student killed in Plane Crash, University student killed in Ohio Plane Crash, Cleveland Plane Crash, John Hill, Abraham Pishevar, William Felten

Source: The Associated Press


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