Pine Island Native Killed in Plane Crash

Posted at: 04/30/2013 5:14 PM
By: James Wilcox

(ABC 6 NEWS) -- A graduate of Pine Island High School has been killed in a cargo plane crash in Afghanistan.

Family members confirm to ABC 6 News 37-year-old Jeremy Lipka died Monday. He was one of seven people on the plane when it went down. Nobody survived.

Lipka had been working for National Airlines for several years in Afghanistan hauling military supplies. The airline will be meeting with his family tomorrow.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.