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UPDATE: NY plane crash passengers ID'd as patient, wife

UPDATE : EPHRATAH, N.Y. (AP) -- Family members say the volunteer medical flight that crashed in central New York was transporting a 64-year-old cancer patient and his wife and was piloted by a Connecticut man.
 
The daughter of 58-year-old Evelyn Amerosa said Sunday her mother was on the Angel Flight that crashed Friday with her husband, Frank.
 
Heather Theobald says her mother directed activities at a nursing home and her stepfather used to be a trucker. She says Frank Amerosa had received treatment in Boston shortly before the crash in Ephratah, a small town about an hour west of Albany.
 
The daughter of John Campbell of Stamford, Conn., tells The Associated Press her father was the pilot.
 
The bodies of Campbell and Evelyn Amerosa have been recovered. Searchers were still searching Sunday for Frank Amerosa.
 
AP-WF-05-26-13 2144GMT


EPHRATAH (AP) -- Police say they are still searching for one of two passengers aboard an Angel Flight that crashed in upstate New York. They now say the pilot was among the two already found dead.
 
Sgt. Brian Van Nostrand of the Fulton County Sheriff's Office says a husband and wife were aboard the twin-engine aircraft that went down Friday evening in Ephratah, along with the plane's pilot. He said Sunday that the bodies of the female passenger and the pilot have been found, but they are still scouring the area for the male passenger.

Police had previously said the flight's two passengers had been found dead Friday.
 
Authorities are not identifying the pilot or the passengers. 
 
A volunteer pilot says the two passengers were a cancer patient and his wife.

AP-WF-05-26-13 1856GMT