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Two killed in NAS Kingsville airplane crash identified

Posted: 3:09 PM, Apr 26, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-26 16:09:48-04

Two men killed in a plane crash at Naval Air Station Kingsville yesterday have been identified.

Steven DeWolf and Charles Skoda were killed yesterday when the T-6 Texan air plane they were flying in crashed shortly after takeoff from the air station .

In a message sent to KRIS 6 News, DeWolf’s son Jake said “He’s the best damn father in the whole world. He died doing what he loved which was flying that Yellow T-6 Texan."

In an online statement, Missouri State Senator Doug Libla said that Skoda was a former Navy fighter pilot and government relations employee.

“He was widely known and a friend to many in the Missouri State Capitol for several years,” said Libla.