Wednesday, October 22, 2014   

Part of wrecked plane that killed Rockefeller scion found
(06-16 20:27)

Federal investigators have recovered a piece of the engine of a small plane that crashed and killed a member of the Rockefeller family in suburban New York.
Richard Rockefeller, the 65-year-old great-grandson of Standard Oil co-founder John D Rockefeller, was killed in the crash on Friday.
The Piper Meridian single-engine turboprop plane went down shortly after takeoff from Westchester County Airport. It narrowly missed a house.
According to the Journal News, the plane has been taken to an undisclosed location and will be transferred to a storage facility.
The National Transportation Safety Board told the Journal that a preliminary report was expected in seven to 10 days.
Rockefeller was heading home to Maine after visiting his father David Rockefeller, the former Chase Manhattan Bank chairman and CEO.--AP   
Other World breaking news:
Two die in Sierra Leone riot sparked by Ebola blood testing (1 hr 21 mins ago)
Suspects retract claims they killed Brits: lawyers (1 hr 25 mins ago)
Father of UK hostage dies after appeal to save son (1 hr 27 mins ago)
NKorea says Kim Jong-Un freed US detainee on Obama request (1 hr 31 mins ago)
Japan deputy PM directly urges China to hold summit (1 hr 49 mins ago)
Uganda 'gay' trial dimissed due to lack of evidence (2 hrs 25 mins ago)
Mexican soldiers allegedly executed 12 surrendered suspects (2 hrs 53 mins ago)
At least four months to contain Ebola: Red Cross chief (10-22 16:48)
Ebola airport checks expand; nurses get training (10-22 16:43)
Canada raises 'terrorism' alert after soldier killed (10-22 13:19)

More breaking news >>

© 2014 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts

 


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.