Jim “Flagman” Averett Killed in Plane Crash in Fredericksburg
Jim “Flagman” Averett Killed in Fredericksburg Plane Crash near Gillespie County Airport
Fredericksburg, Texas (November 12, 2020) – The man who was killed Friday night after two small planes collided mid-air in a rural area in Fredericksburg has been identified as Jim “Flagman” Averett,73, of Fredericksburg, according to authorities.
The fatal crash happened on November 6, northwest of the Gillespie County Airport.
FAA said a Bonanza J35, which was being piloted by Averett, collided mid-air with a Bonanza M-35.
The J35 crashed after the collision. The M-35, which had two people onboard, crash-landed in a pasture following the collision.
Averett was killed in the crash. He was a former USAF, Delta pilot, race-car driver.
The NTSB is investigating the crash.
We pass our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Jim “Flagman” Averett.
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