Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Tragedy in Michigan - Man & 3 Granddaughters Killed in Plane Crash

Michigan - A day trip to Michigan's Makinac Island ended in tragedy for a 73 year old Chicago man and three of his grandchildren this afternoon.

Moshe Menora, of Skokie, IL an experienced pilot, and Chief Executive of Tri-United Management in Chicago, was taking four visiting Israeli grandchildren from Ramat Hasharon on a day trip when his plane malfunctioned and crashed after refueling in St. Ignace, Michigan.

VIN News has confirmed that Menora and his three granddaughters, Rikki Menora, 17, Racheli Menora, 15 and Sara Klein, 17, all died in the crash.

13 year old Yossi Menora was ejected from the plane when it split in half upon impact and suffered serious burns. He is at a downstate burn unit, where he is currently undergoing surgery. His father, who was doing business in Florida at the time of the crash is en route to Chicago. Click Here For More.

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