Tulsa Company President Was Trying To Return To Airport When Plane Crashed

Tuesday, April 19th 2011, 9:05 pm
By: News On 6


DE QUEEN, Arkansas – News On 6 has learned an Oklahoma oil executive was trying to return to the airport when his plane crashed in De Queen Arkansas Friday.

Timothy Stanley had landed in De Queen Thursday night, trying to avoid flying in storms. He took off the next morning, and crashed in clear skies.

A witness said it sounded like his engines weren't getting fuel. Stanley went down, just short of the runway.

He was the president of a Tulsa oil and gas company and was flying back to Oklahoma from Louisiana.

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