“Small Plane Crash”
BEVERLY, OHIO(July 8, 2017) – Sitha-Gita Kalapatapu was identified as the passenger killed in a small plane crash on Saturday in Ohio, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened sometime between 10:30 and 12:00 pm on Saturday. A Piper PA 28 flown by Sitha-Gita’s husband Umamaheswara took off from the Logansport Airport in the morning, then was reported missing a short time later. The plane was discovered by search officials just after 12:30 in a retention pond.
Both Sitha-Gita and Umamaheswara Kalapatapu were tragically declared dead at the scene as a result of their injuries. The accident remains under open investigation by the NTSB and the FAA.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”