Feds probe cause of plane crash that killed 2

  • Monday, August 18, 2014

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the cause of a small plane crash that killed two men in Mount Pleasant.

The Charleston County Coroner’s Office identifies the victims of the Thursday crash as 20-year-old Matt Gaither of Johns Island and 33-year-old Graham Borland of North Charleston, a flight instructor.

Officials say the crash happened about 11:30 on Thursday morning when the plane went down shortly after taking off from the Mount Pleasant Regional Airport. The plane crashed in a swampy area several hundred yards off the end of the runway.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Latest Videos
On Vacation
News from Twitter

Moultrie News

© 2016 Moultrie News an Evening Post Industries company. All Rights Reserved.

Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Parental Consent Form.