LEXINGTON, Ky. - A Comair flight carrying 50 people crashed a mile from Lexington's airport Sunday morning shortly after takeoff, the Federal Aviation Administration said. At least one person survived.
Sadly, the following persons perished:
Bobbie and Clark Benton of Stanford.
Carole Bizzack, 64, Lexington
George Brunacini, 60, Georgetown
Brian Byrd, Richmond
Jeffrey Clay, 35, Burlington
Homer and Diane Combs, Lexington
Fenton Dawson, Lexington
Thomas Fahey, 26, Leawood, Kan.
Mike Finley, London
Clarence Wayne "C.W." Fortney II, 34, Lexington
Bart Frederick, 41, Danville
Holly Gilbert, London
Kelly Heyer, 27, Cincinnati area
Jonathan and Scarlett Parsley Hooker, London
Nahoko and Tetsuya Kono, Lexington
Charles Lykins, Naples, Fla.
Dan Mallory, 55, Bourbon Co.
Linda McKee, Richmond
Leslie and Kay Craig Morris, Lexington
Judy Ann Rains, Richmond
Pat Smith, 58, Lexington
Marcie Thomason, 25, Washington, D.C.
Greg Threet, Lexington
Larry Turner, 51, Lexington
Jeff Williams, 49, Centerville, Ohio
Paige Winters, 16, Leawood, Kan.
Bryan Woodward, 39, Acadiana, La.
Betty Young, 74, Lexington