Couple killed in plane crash was set to celebrate golden anniversary

Saturday, October 23rd 2004, 3:58 pm
By: News On 6

TRYON, Okla. (AP) _ An Oklahoma couple killed in a plane crash was returning from vacation and preparing for their 50th wedding anniversary.

Mac and Pat McCutchen of Tryon were found dead Thursday inside the wreckage of the plane in western Arkansas.

Their daughter, Laura Avey, says they were returning from a vacation in Tunica, Mississippi.

The McCutchen's had owned an auto parts store, an oil service company and automobile sales business before retiring on October first.

The couple would have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary next Saturday.