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Virginia Plane Crash Victims From Indiana, Kentucky, Germany

Last updated on Monday, August 15, 2016

(FREDERICKSBURG, Va.) - Officials say the six people who died in a small plane crash in Virginia were from Indiana, Kentucky and Germany and that three of the six were teenagers.

Virginia State Police identified the victims Saturday. State Police say the pilot of the plane was 64-year-old William C. Hamerstadt of Carmel, Indiana. State Police say one of the passengers, 73-year-old Robert D. Ross of Louisville, Kentucky, was the owner of the plane.

Also onboard were 52-year-old Lisa K. Borenstein; her two children, 19-year-old Luke J. Borenstein and 15-year-old Emma R. Borenstein of Shelbyville, Indiana; and 15-year-old Maren Timmermann of Berlin, Germany.

State Police say the plane took off from Louisville on Friday morning and stopped in Shelbyville. It crashed into trees after aborting its landing at Shannon Airport near Fredericksburg, Virginia.

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