Wreckage pulled from Sawgrass

Keith Mackey of Heliflight Helicopters at Executive Airport , the company that lifted the crashed plane from the Everglades west of Coral Springs.  Mackey checks damage to the experimental plane an RV-4. In checking the planes instruments they found out the aircraft was losing altitude at a rate of 2000 foot per minute and had 69.6 hours in the air.  The pilot died in the crash and a passenger was picked up from a fish camp about 24 hours later.
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( LOU TOMAN / Sun Sentinel / November 17, 1999 )

Keith Mackey of Heliflight Helicopters at Executive Airport , the company that lifted the crashed plane from the Everglades west of Coral Springs. Mackey checks damage to the experimental plane an RV-4. In checking the planes instruments they found out the aircraft was losing altitude at a rate of 2000 foot per minute and had 69.6 hours in the air. The pilot died in the crash and a passenger was picked up from a fish camp about 24 hours later.

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