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Springfield Plane Crash Victims Identified

By AP/KWMU

Springfield, Mo. – Greene County authorities have identified the victims of a small plane crash that left two men dead and one injured in Springfield, Missouri, Tuesday night.

Sheriff Jack Merritt says the crash killed 60-year-old Moussa Pessar of Greenfield Center, New York and 68-year-old Paul Premsagar of Scotia, New York.

The injured man is identified as 44-year-old Scholomo Pessar of Paramus, New Jersey.

Sheriff's Lieutenant Jim Arnott says the men are related, but the exect relationship isn't known.

Medical Examiner Paul Spence says the two victims died of head injuries.

The plane was flying from Oklahoma to Springfield. Its final destination was New York.

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