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Wednesday 04/09/2014 12:02 PM - Plane Crash Update

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781 4547
Type of Incident: Plane Crash Update
Date and Time of Incident: 1-14-14, Approximately 2:00 PM
Place of Occurrence: Off the coast of Oceano
Victim Information: Alan George Gaynor, 52, of Los Angeles
Suspect Information: N/A
Details of News Release: The Coroner’s Unit of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office has made a positive identification of the passenger on board a plane that crashed on 1-14-14 off the coast of Oceano. Based on DNA testing performed at a Department of Justice lab, the passenger has been identified as Alan George Gaynor, 52, of Los Angeles. The Sheriff's Office previously released the identity of the pilot of the plane as David Brian Casey, 63, of Friday Harbor, Washington. The Sheriff's Office, The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and the FBI have tentatively set next week, weather permitting, for a recovery operation of the plane from the ocean floor.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Wednesday 04/09/2014 12:02 PM