Victims identified in Acadia Parish plane crash
CROWLEY, La.- The Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office has identified the victims in Saturday's plane crash at LeGros Memorial Airport in Estherwood. Killed in the crash were Jeffery Dille, 56 of Sulphur who was the pilot of the Cessna 182. Also killed were passengers Wendell Keith Nielson, 63 of Lafayette and Irving John Gaspard, 33 of Youngsville. Two other people were injured in the crash; 22 year old T.J. Middleton of Port Barre and the plane's owner, 65 year old Joseph Leroy Taylor of Matagorda, Texas.
The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash and officials are expected to hold a news conference at 3:00 Sunday.