Richard Rockefeller, son of philanthropist David Rockefeller and fantastic-grandson of Common Oil founder and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller, was killed Friday in the crash of a one-motor aircraft in Westchester County, New York, a family consultant and airport officials mentioned. Rockefeller, 65, was the only a single aboard the Piper PA-forty six-500TP Meridian plane when it crashed at eight:08 a.m. Friday considerably less than a mile from takeoff at an airport close to White Plains, airport supervisor Peter Scherrer said after the crash. He said the plane disappeared from radar and authorities lost speak to with the pilot. At 8:23 a.m., law enforcement have been notified that a aircraft had crashed in the hamlet of Obtain, missing a residence by about 200 feet, Scherrer stated. Richard Rockefeller, fantastic grandson of John Rockefeller, died in a airplane crash in Westchester County, New York on June thirteen. Rockefeller, appropriate, examines a chold in Nigeria in the course of 2009. Rockefeller was headed to Portland, Maine, soon after flying into New York on Thursday for his father's 99th birthday, he mentioned. Scherrer explained Rockefeller as an experienced pilot and mentioned the early morning was foggy with a quarter-mile visibilit 信箱服務. "This is a terrible tragedy," the Rockefeller family said in a statement released by spokesman Fraser P. Seitel. "The household is in shock. Richard was a wonderful and cherished son, brother, spouse, father and grandfather. He was an skilled pilot and respected healthcare physician. It is just horribly unhappy." Rockefeller was a training doctor in Portland right up until 2000, according to his biography posted on the Rockefeller Brothers Fund internet site, in which he is detailed as an advisory trustee. Rockefeller also taught medication in Maine from 1982 till 2000, in accordance to the internet site. He established and was president of the Overall health Commons Institute, a nonprofit firm devoted to improving American drugs, and he was chairman of the U.S. Advisory Board of Physicians With out Borders from 1989 until 2010. He experienced two developed kids and resided in Falmouth, Maine. Officials from the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating at the crash web site, and Countrywide Transportation Safety Board associates have been on the way to the scene, stated Harrison, New York, Police Chief Anthony Marraccini.文件倉
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