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Dec 19, 2010 1:08 PM by Jim Hummel

Victims Identified in Acadia Parish Plane Crash

The Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office has identified the victims in Saturday's plane crash at LeGros Memorial Airport in Estherwood.  Killed in the crash were Geoffery Dille, 56 of Sulphur who was the pilot of the Cessna 182.  Also killed were passengers Wendell Keith Nielson, 63 of Lafayette and Ervin Jon Gaspard, 33 of Youngsville.  Two other people were injured in the crash; 22 year old T.J. Middleton of Port Barre and the plane's owner, 65 year old Joseph Leroy Taylor of Matagorda, Texas.  

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash and officials are expected to hold a news conference at 3:00 Sunday.  

 

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