Alabama plane crash kills 3 married couples from Mississippi

16 August, 2016, 01:01 | Author: Brittany Bishop
  • Dr. Jason Farese and his wife Dr. Lea Farese owned a dentist practice in Oxford MS

TUSCALOOSA -Six people died when their plane crashed near the Tuscaloosa Regional Airport where they were attempting to land on Sunday, according to The Tuscaloosa News.

Tuscaloosa police Lt. Teena Richardson confirmed on Sunday that the plane was traveling from Kissimmee, Fla., en route to Oxford, Miss. when the pilot reported engine problems.

The plane crashed just a quarter mile away from the Tuscaloosa Regional Airport at 11:20 a.m. on Sunday. "The FAA is assisting NTSB in the investigation".

The names of victims haven't been released.

Records show that the plane was registered to Jason Farese.

The Oxford Eagle reports two of the six killed are local dentists Jason and Lea Farese.

The Fareses, both dentists at Farese Family Dental in Oxford, had left Wednesday for Florida.

Authorities said they won't even know who was piloting the plane until later in the investigation.

The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office is investigating the scene.

The Eagle newspaper in Oxford said 11 children were orphaned by the crash. He says his thoughts and prayers are with the families affected by the tragedy. Dr. Poole operated a dental practice in Clarksdale, MS.

"We've lost some guys who were very instrumental to a lot of stuff we did in this community", Abraham said.

The plane, a Piper PA-31, crashed into a park near Tuscaloosa Aiport, according to WAAY. All three couples were married with children.

Nearby Northport mayor told reporters that the plane came down in trees roughly 1,000 feet away from where it was meant to land.

Dr. Austin Poole and his wife, Angie, leave behind five children.


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