Bill Gibbons and his daughter killed in small-plane crash on Buffalo Mountain near Johnson City, Tennessee

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Saturday, October 10, 2015

Cook Medical VP of engineering dies in Tenn. plane crash

“Our hearts are heavy today as we learned about the passing of our friend and coworker.”

Cook Medical engineer, daughter killed in Tennessee plane crash

Bill Gibbons, vice president of engineering at Cook Medical, along with his daughter were in a plane crash on Buffalo Mountain, according to a Cook Medical spokesperson. Two people found dead at the site of a plane crash in eastern Tennessee have an Indiana connection. The teams will keep the crash site secured until the National Transportation Safety Board arrives to take over the investigation. Then, Unicoi County emergency response workers secured the scene. The director of the Unicoi County Emergency Management Agency said weather may have played a role in the crash, but no definitive cause has been released. for the latest on the crash and its investigation from WCYB-TV.

2 dead following small plane crash near Johnson City

A pilot and passenger are dead following the crash of a small plane on Buffalo Mountain, southwest of Johnson City. FAA spokesman Jim Peters told the Johnson City Press the Lancair COL4 aircraft was heading to Bloomington, Indiana, from Knoxville when it crashed around 7:15 Friday night. According to emergency radio communications, traffic controllers at Tri-Cities Regional Airport lost contact with the pilot of a single-engine plane at about 14,000 feet. 

2 people killed in plane crash, flight from Knoxville, Tenn. to Bloomington, Ind.

The Austin Police Department says the actor was arrested in Downtown Austin for public intoxication on Friday night.

Cook Medical VP of engineering, 1 other killed in Tenn. plane crash

Two people died after a plane flying to Bloomington crashed during bad weather Friday night in eastern Tennessee, the FAA told WISH-TV siste…
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