NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs


NTSB LAUNCHES TEAM TO INVESTIGATE CRASH OF PLANE CARRYING GOVERNOR OF MISSOURI

October 17, 2000

The National Transportation Safety Board has launched a team of investigators to Missouri to begin its inquiry into the crash of a twin-engine aircraft with three persons aboard, reportedly including the Governor of Missouri, Mel Carnahan.

Five investigators have been sent to Jefferson County, Missouri to investigate the Monday evening crash. Pam Sullivan, Senior Air Safety Investigator in the NTSB's North Central Regional Office, has been designated Investigator-in-Charge.

Member Carol Carmody will accompany the team and serve as principal spokesperson for the on-scene investigation. Lauren Peduzzi is the press officer.

Phone numbers for the news media to contact the NTSB in Festus, Missouri will be announced when available.

NTSB Office of Public Affairs: (202) 314-6100

 

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of transportation accidents, promoting transportation safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents and their families.