Mingus Mountain, AZ Private Plane Crash, Oct 1992


Cottonwood, Ariz. (AP) -- The victims of a plane crash south of this central Arizona city have been identified as a Cottonwood man and his stepfather from Texas, authorities said Saturday.
Laurie Berra, a Yvapai County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman, said the victims were LESTER ALLAN MASSEY, 24, of Cottonwood, an WILLIAM CHARLES MASSEY, 53, of Sunset, Texas.
Ms. Berra said the cause of the crash still was under investigation Saturday.
She said the single-engine Piper aircraft apparently crashed into the side of Mingus Mountain, four miles south of Cottonwood, and the wreckage was spotted Friday morning by a motorist traveling along a forest road on the mountain.

Del Rio News Herald Texas 1992-11-01