Branson Plane Crash Kills Four

1 decade 1 year 10 months ago Wednesday, March 29 2006 Mar 29, 2006 Wednesday, March 29, 2006 11:11:05 AM CST March 29, 2006 in News
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The plane narrowly avoided hitting restaurants and the town's entertainment attractions before crashing into a self-storage facility near Missouri Highway 76.

Authorities said the crash killed the pilot, 71-year-old Paul Johnson, his wife, Marcia, and their friends Bill and Betty Roach. All four victims were from Lubbock, Texas.

The Federal Aviation Administration said the plane took off from Taney County Airport at 12:15 p.m., but the pilot reported trouble and tried to return to the airport.

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