Milo Kays and Dennis Kozacek Die in Small Airplane Crash Near 5 Freeway and West Pioneer
LA CENTER, WA (May 2, 2019) – Two people lost their lives Monday afternoon following a small airplane crash near the 5 Freeway and West Pioneer.
According to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office, a pilot flying near La Center reported a crashed aircraft around 4:11 p.m.
It appears a Vans RV-6 – a small aircraft constructed from a kit – crashed into a marshy field under unknown circumstances.
Following the report, Sheriff’s deputies and firefighters responded and found the single-engine propeller plane in the shallow pond.
Also, at the scene, crews found the 73-year-old pilot, Milo L. Kays of Camas, and 70-year-old Dennis R. Kozacek of Ridgefield.
Per Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office, the occupants possibly died upon impact from multiple blunt force injuries.
However, the details of this crash remain limited. The National Transportation Safety Board is heading up an investigation to determine what caused the crash.
The Sweet Law Group would like to send our heartfelt sympathies to the friends and families of Milo L. Kays and Dennis R. Kozacek.
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