May 28, 2013 - On Tuesday the wreckage of a
Piper PA 34 aircraft that was providing a
volunteer medical flight (Angel Flight NGF743)
that crashed last week was raised from a pond in
Ephratah, New York. Frank Amerosa a 64 year old
retired truck driver who was suffering from
brain cancer was on that flight and his body
remains missing of the dead.
On May 24, 2013, Frank and his wife Evelyn
boarded an Angle Flight piloted by John
Campbell, 70, of Stamford, Conn out of Hanscom
Airport in Bedford, Mass for Griffins Intl
Airport Rome, New York when the twin-engine
aircraft went down just after 5 PM.
The NTSB reported the fuselage was raised from
the pond and will be taken for inspection along
with other debris found in nearby fields to a
facility in Delaware were it will be examined by
The NTSB further reported that prior to the
crash the pilot did not issue a distress call.
The bodies of the volunteer pilot for Angel
Flight Northeast (AFNE) and Mr. Amerosa wife, 64
were recovered over the weekend.