One of the two fatalities in the Wednesday morning crash in Indiana of a single-engine aircrash that took off earlier from the Smyrna Airport has been identified as Patsy Crisafi. Hometown friends in St. Augustine, Florida say that Crisafi is a pilot, but they do not know if he was the pilot. He was the managing member of Gandy Air, LLC in St. Augustine.
Florida business records also list Patsy J. Crisafi as the executive vice president for Roadway Worker Training of Jacksonville, president of Crisafi Services and director of Railroad Protective Services.
Around 11:20 Wednesday morning (10/3/2012) the Cirrus SR22 aircraft sputtered and then crashed to the ground and exploded about 400 yards from a school in Gary, Indiana.
The cornor's office at Lake County, Indiana removed the bodies of two men on Wednesday afternoon. The identity of the other male has not been released.