Gulfstream IDs 4 killed in NM crash of test flight

Apr 4, 2011 Full story: Star Tribune

Gulfstream have identified the four employees killed in a fiery crash of a test twin-engine luxury business aircraft at a southern New Mexico airport.

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#1 Apr 4, 2011
Officials with the Georgia-based plane company say the four that died Saturday were test pilots 64-year-old Kent Crenshaw and 51-year-old Vivan Ragusa; and technical specialists 47-year-old David McCollum and 48-year-old Reece Ollenburg.

Condolences to their families.

North Port, FL

#2 Apr 4, 2011
The Gulfstream G650,is a luxury business jet...beautiful plane..Gulfstream reportedly began taking orders on the nearly $60 million G650 jets in April 2010, with delivery expected next year.Yes these men had years of experience between them....The cause is yet unknown ,as far as I know!...Often its not one thing going wrong ,but a number of things.....Low,slow,in take off,or landing mode, is critical,in a mini sec the ground comes up to symith thee....yes ,Condolences to their families..and RIP
Rest In Peace David

Mansfield, TX

#4 Apr 5, 2011
David McCollum was a freind and neighbor when he lived in Dallas. He was a great person and a true professional in every way. May David and his co pilots rest in peace. May God be with their loved ones. You will be missed David.

Cassandra Scott
Dallas Texas

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