Skydivers Killed In Crash Remembered In Ceremony

1 decade 2 years 9 months ago Monday, August 21 2006 Aug 21, 2006 Monday, August 21, 2006 3:49:39 PM CDT August 21, 2006 in News
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Dozens lined the runway yesterday at the small airport in Sullivan. Eight skydivers took off from that airport last month, but their plane crashed a short time later. Two of the eight survived. Jim Cowan lost his brother in the accident. On Sunday, Cowan took his first dive since the crash, saying those who died would have wanted their fellow skydivers to get back in the air. As a final gesture, the crowd released balloons. Each carried a message or a slogan significant to the skydivers.

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