3 Missing from Downed Aircraft – Pascagoula, Mississippi (10/26/15)

Update: Obituaries have recently been published for the men still missing from this flight.  Please keep all of these families in your thoughts and prayers.

Original Post: On October 26, 2015, about 1237 central daylight time, an experimental, amateur-built Lancair Super ES, N817PR, operated by a private individual, was presumed destroyed after it impacted the Mississippi Sound, in the vicinity of Pascagoula, Mississippi. The commercial pilot and two passengers were presumed fatally injured. The airplane departed from Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport (GPT), Gulfport, Mississippi, about 1220. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the departure airport.

Gerald Miletello of West Monroe, Louisiana, Ron Gregory (Pilot), and Dexter Brewer of Saucier, Mississippi (Passenger) have been missing since their aircraft disappeared.

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According to a news release, the Coast Guard and response crews covered more than 3,500 square miles in their search efforts. (more information from The News Star)

If you have any information concerning this case please contact Texas EquuSearch at (281) 309-9500.

Download: Preliminary NTSB Report

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