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Rabbi Aaron Panken Killed in Small Plane New York Crash

Rabbi Aaron Panken Killed in Small Plane New York Crash

Posted on May 6, 2018

In Middletown, New York on Saturday, a local rabbi was killed in a small plane crash. The accident happened when an Aeronca 7AC aircraft was taking off from the Randall Airport.

The victim was identified as Rabbi Aaron Panken, a 53-year-old who was the 12th President of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.

One other passenger was injured and taken to a local hospital for treatment.

At this time, it is unclear what caused the accident. The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the crash.

Plane crashes happen every year, some of which are minor and some that are large in nature and cause severe injuries. Have you been injured or lost a loved one in a plane crash and have questions? Call us today at Silbowitz Garafola Silbowitz Schatz & Frederick. We are waiting to hear from you.

 

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