Florida vet, wife killed in North Carolina plane crash

New York Daily News 1 month ago

A Florida couple died Sunday night in a plane crash at Umstead State Park in Raleigh, North Carolina, officials confirmed.

Dr. Harvey Partridge, a veterinarian in St. Petersburg, Fla., and wife Patricia, both 72, were aboard a Piper PA-32 that was reported missing around 7:25 p.m. Sunday, according to the Raleigh-Durham International Airport.

The plane was located Monday around 10 a.m near the Reedy Creek multi-use trail in William B. Umstead State Park. after an extensive search by North Carolina State Highway Patrol, North Carolina State Parks, Raleigh police and fire and several other partners.

The victims aboard the plane were later identified as the Partridges.

No one else was on board the plane.

“Our condolences go out to the family and friends of the Partridges,” Michael Landguth, president and CEO of the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority, said in a statement. “I want to thank our mutual aid partners for their collaborative effort throughout this difficult event.”

Harvey Partridge, who founded the Partridge Animal Hospital in St. Petersburg, was an “experienced pilot,” his coworkers said.

“Dr. Partridge was a truly wonderful doctor and advocate for animals, and he and his wife will be terribly missed by our staff and clients,” the hospital said in a statement. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family, and we appreciate your understanding during this difficult time.”

The National Transportation Safety Board is currently leading the investigation into the crash.


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