CCSO Releases Names of Airplane Crash Victims

CHRISTIAN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: 05/13/2017
Date of Incident: May 12th, 2017
Type of Incident: Airplane Crash/ Fatalities-UPDATE
Agencies Involved: Christian County Sheriff's Office/ Christian County Emergency Management/ Christian County Rescue Squad/ Christian County Coroners Office/ NTSB
 
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The bodies of the two victims from Friday's plane crash have been identified by the Christian County Coroner's Office and Christian County authorities.
69 year old Dominic (Don) Giametta and 55 year old Dr. Dianne Giametta died after the plane they were flying crashed shortly after noon on Friday in the rural area of Shurdan Creek Rd. in northwest Christian County.
The couple was flying a route from Bettendorf, Iowa to Muscle Shoals, Alabama.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has begun their part of the investigation and will be attempting to discover the cause of the crash.
END OF RELEASE
Chris M. Miller
Detective Captain
Public Information Officer
Christian County Sheriff's Department
270-887-4143