http://www.kathrynsreport.com/2018/06/c ... ay-31.html
MIDLAND, Texas – Ruidoso Downs trainer John M. Cooper and his son Gavyn were killed when their Cirrus SR22 plane crashed shortly after takeoff from Midland International Airport on Thursday evening.
They were the only people on board.
Reports state that the plane crashed at 7:20 p.m. The National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating. Unofficial reports indicate the plane hit a fence.
The National Transportation Safety Board is an independent Federal agency charged by Congress with investigating every civil aviation accident the United States. The NTSB determines the probable cause of the accidents and issues safety recommendations aimed at preventing future accidents. In addition, the NTSB carries out special studies concerning transportation safety and coordinates the resources of the Federal Government and other organizations to provide assistance to victims and their family members impacted by major transportation disasters.
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