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Two killed in Florida Plane Crash

Jonathan Hernandez8 months ago

A couple from Texas were killed in Florida on Thursday when their plane crashed into the Gulf of Mexico.

Details about the Plane Crash in Florida

NFW Daily News is reporting that emergency responders were called to the coastline between Henderson Beach State Park and the Walton County line after a man who was jogging and saw the plane going down into the gulf.

Emergency crews in the water, on the shore, and in the air searched the area for over two hours before they finally recovered the woman’s body. Roe’s body was found at around 9 p.m., and the man’s (Shumberg’s) body was recovered about 45 minutes later.

The National Transportation Safety Board is working to determine the cause of the accident, and the Federal Aviation Administration will be investigating the crash.

Some people in the area in which the plane went down indicated that they heard the roar of the plane’s engine, but that they didn’t think anything was wrong or out of the ordinary until they saw emergency crews conducting their search.

Authorities report that the plane went down into the Gulf at about 6:52 p.m. The plane was registered to Electrical Training USA – a company owned by Shumberg who was also a licensed pilot.

Important Information about Plane Crashes in the United States

An article in Elite Daily indicates that:

  • The chances of either dying or even being in a plane crash are estimated to be at about one in 5.4 million (other reports indicate the probability to be about 1 in 11 million).
  • Traveling by car has proven to be about 100 times more deadly than traveling by air.
  • 992 people died in plane crashes around the world in 2014.


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