Two killed in plane crash are named
27 July 2010
Police can now confirm the names of the two women killed in an air crash in Feilding yesterday.
They were, Jessica Neeson, aged 27, Chief Flying Instructor at Flight Training Manawatu and student pilot with her in the aircraft was Patricia Smallman, aged 64, from Waikanae.
Fire crews have now removed the two victims from the air crash near Feilding while investigations continue into the cause of the accident.
Two Cessna 152s collided about 3.30pm yesterday, 5.6km south-east of Feilding killing two in one plane while the other plane driven by a male pilot in his 20’s managed to land his aircraft safely at nearby Taonui Airfield and was uninjured.