Victims in deadly plane crash identified

Thursday, October 28th 2004, 7:07 am
By: News On 6

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) _ Missouri authorities have identified the victims of a small plane crash that left two men dead and one injured in Springfield.

Sheriff Jack Merritt says the Tuesday night crash killed 60-year-old Moussa Pessar of Greenfield Center, New York, and 68-year-old Paul Premsagar of Scotia, New York.

The injured man is identified as 44-year-old Scholomo Pessar of Paramus, New Jersey.

Sheriff's Lieutenant Jim Arnott says the men are related. But the exact relationship isn't known.

Medical Examiner Paul Spence says the two victims died of head injuries.

The plane was flying from Ardmore, Oklahoma to Springfield. Its final destination was New York.