Mattituck, NY (June 10, 2019) – Authorities have identified the two people who were tragically killed in a small plane crash that occurred on Saturday morning, June 8th, in a field. The fatal accident happened around 9:00 a.m. in a field at Harbes farm.
Officials stated that Robert Mark, 66, and his girlfriend, 57-year-old Susan Quagliano, both of Oakdale, were the pilot and sole passenger, respectively, in the aircraft that took off from MacArthur Airport. The plane was traveling to Massachusetts when Mark used the radio to report experiencing engine trouble.
The plane went down in the aforementioned field, sadly resulting in the deaths of both Mark and Quagliano. According to officials, no one on the ground was injured in the incident. The FAA and the NTSB are actively conducting a thorough investigation into the cause of the crash.
Plane Accidents in New York
Our sincerest condolences and heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with the loved ones of both Robert Mark and Susan Quagliano during this tragic time. Although plane crashes and other aviation accidents in New York are relatively uncommon when compared to other transportation accidents, they are typically the most severe.
Coping with the devastating loss of a loved one is a horrific experience, and it is all but impossible to focus on anything other than grief during such a treacherous time. At Hach & Rose, we have made it our sole duty to alleviate the immeasurable pain and stress that is inflicted on the victims and loved ones of victims by negligent operators and other entities.
If you have lost a loved one in a sudden and unexpected accident in New York, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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