‘Multiple injuries’ led to deaths of 2 on plane
September 9, 2008
MACK, Colo. ” Two men killed when a plane crashed near Baxter Pass in Garfield County on Sunday died from multiple injuries sustained when their aircraft went down.
The Mesa County Coroner’s Office performed autopsies on the bodies 60-year-old Charles Landry of Houston and 50-year-old Steven Bartlett of Green River, Wyo., for Garfield County officials.
Mesa County coroner Dean Havlik says both men suffered a variety of injuries that led to their deaths.
A motorist found the wreckage of the four-seat Grumman Cheetah on Sunday about 40 miles northwest of Grand Junction and 210 miles west of Denver.
Garfield County deputy coroner Kristin Clifford says Landry was the pilot.
The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the cause of the crash.