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Plane crash in Flagstaff claims life
Around 9 p.m. on Tuesday, August 2, 76 year old Homer “Mac” McClure picked up donated blood from the United Blood Services in Flagstaff, Arizona. He left Pulliam Airport around 9:14 p.m. Shortly thereafter, residents in Kachina Village and Forest Highlands reported hearing erratic airplane engine sounds, followed by a large crash.
Coconino County Sheriff’s Office, Arizona DPS, Flagstaff Police, Highlands Fire, and Arizona DOT responded to the scene of his crashed Twin Engine Piper Seneca approximately five miles southwest of the airport, and approximately 50 yards east of SR89A. There were no reports or indications of a fire. The debris field of the crash is over 200 yards long; tops of trees broken off show an impact path.
Coconino County Sheriff’s Office, Medical Examiner’s Office, the FAA, and NTSB will be investigating.