** UPDATE **
On Thursday afternoon, Liskow & Lewis Law Firm announced the death of trial lawyer S. Gene Fendler.
Fendler has been identified as the pilot, and sole victim in a plane crash at the Slidell Municipal Airport.
SLIDELL – Slidell Police confirm one death at the scene of a plane crash at the Slidell Municipal Airport.
The single-engine plane was found in the wood-line to the west of the airport. The number of passengers on-board is unknown at this time.
Slidell Police plan to stay on the scene until morning, and they say that there is a large debris area. They have not yet identified the plane or a tail number.
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