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Famous Sports Anchor Woman Among “Louisiana plane Victims”

Among the 5 people killed in a small plane crash in Louisiana, USA, Saturday, was the famous sports journalist and broadcaster Carley McCord, who died at the age of 30.

The journalist’s husband, Steve Ensminger, said his wife was on the flight, and she died during the tragic accident.

Carly was working for the Cox Sports and ESPN American sports networks and she was on her way to Atlanta to attend an American soccer match between Louisiana State University and Oklahoma.

According to local media, 5 people were killed and 4 others injured, after a small plane crashed into a parking lot of a post office in southern Louisiana, as soon as it took off from a state airport.

Police and firefighters told ABC television, a local station, that 6 people were on the plane when it crashed shortly after 9 am local time in Lafayette, Louisiana.

The station stated that one of the plane’s passengers survived the accident, while 3 were injured on the ground and taken to a local hospital.

Witnesses told the “KATC” station that the plane collided with an electric cable while trying to make an emergency landing.

The station reported that the National Transportation Safety Authority said that the twin-engine plane crashed 1.6 kilometers west of Lafayette airport, shortly after taking off from the airport.

Federal Aviation investigators have told the station that they will open an investigation to find out the cause of the accident.


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