Coconino County Sherriff’s Department confirmed a small plane crash south of Flagstaff left the pilot dead and passenger son seriously injured. The Arizona airplane crash leaves a Navajo Nation family grieving with one member in critical condition at Flagstaff Medical Center.
Arizona aviation accident victims alert-Coconino County Sheriff confirms an airplane crash south of Flagstaff kills pilot injures passenger.
Flagstaff, AZ–An Arizona aviation accident in a mountainous area south of Flagstaff has left a Navajo Nation family grieving. Coconino County Sheriff’s Department investigators reveal a small 1943 Boeing E75 vintage biplane crashed, on Tuesday, killing the pilot and critically injuring his passenger son. The airplane crash site was discovered by an Arizona Department of Public Safety helicopter crew near Stoneman Lake about 25 miles south of Flagstaff, which is a mountain area in Arizona.
The pilot Robert Remiro and his 32 year-old son, Edward Remiro, of Many Farms on the Navajo Nation, had taken off from Cottonwood en route to Holbrook according to officials with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) http://www.faa.gov. Edward Remiro radioed for help mid-afternoon on Tuesday alerting the small plane crashed and a second man was injured. Edward was transported to Flagstaff Medical Center by emergency medical services (EMS) crews, after rescue workers discovered the plane crash site. He remains listed in serious condition.
Legal news reporter, Heather L. Ryan, for Arizona aviation accident victims.