Nation briefs 7/26/04

Monday, July 26, 2004

Small plane crashes into Pa. airport hangar

TOUGHKENAMON, Pa. -- A small plane crashed into an airport hangar and burst into flames Sunday, killing all four people aboard, authorities said. The single-engine propeller plane crashed about 4:15 p.m. at New Garden Airport, about 20 miles southwest of Philadelphia in Chester County, Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Jim Peters said.

Motorcyclist injured in Saturday crash

Motorcycle driver Danny Yarbrough, 43, of Cape Girar-deau received moderate injuries in a motor vehicle accident Saturday. He was transported by a Cape Girardeau private ambulance to Saint Francis Medical Center. The driver of a second vehicle, Chassidy Hendricks, 22, of Cape Girar-deau received no injuries. The accident occurred in Cape Girardeau County on County Road 643, two miles north of Cape Girardeau. Hendricks failed to yield to Yarbrough when making a left turn, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol reports. A summons was issued for failure to yield.

-- From staff, wire reports

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