Identities of four men killed in Macoupin County plane crash released


CARLINVILLE, IL – Macoupin County officials have now released the names of the four people that died in a small single-engine plane crash yesterday afternoon. The crash happened on a farm off Wonderland Ranch Road, just south of Carlinville Illinois.

Crash scene courtesy Macoupin County Sheriff

The Macoupin County Coroner’s office says the pilot was 35-year old Joshua Daniel Sweers of Michigan. 37-year-old Daniel Shedd was also on the plane, along with 39-year old Daniel Schlosser of Michigan and 39-year-old John Camilleri of New York.

The Macoupin County Coroner is on the scene and the sheriff’s department has secured the scene and is conducting an investigation.

The Macoupin County Sheriff’s Department and the Federal Aviation Administration are conducting an investigation into the crash. The cause of the accident is not known at this time.

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