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WILLIAMS: Reiner Schliett and James Friel Injured In Plane Crash While Flying To Catalina Island

Dec 8, 2018

Reiner Schliett and James Friel Involved In Plane Crash While Flying From Delaware To Catalina Island

WILLIAMS, ARIZONA (December 8, 2018) – A 75-year-old pilot and his 73-year-old passenger identified as Reiner Schliett and James Friel were injured after their plane had to make a crash landing in Williams, Arizona. 

Reiner Schliett and James Friel survived the plane crash and were taken to a hospital. The plane had extensive damage to its wings, nose and fuselage. 

Williams Police Chief Herman Nixon told the victims that they were very lucky. “I told them they should go buy lottery tickets,” he said. 

An investigation into the plane crash that injured Reiner Schliett and James Friel remains ongoing at this time. 

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  1. Williams News. Two walk away from airplane crash in Williams. November 20, 2018.

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