Philadelphia Inquirer Co-owner, Six Others Die In US Plane Crash
June 1, 2014

Via AFP:

A co-owner of The Philadelphia Inquirer and six other people were killed when a private business jet crashed during takeoff from an airfield outside Boston.

The Gulfstream IV jet burst into a fireball upon crashing late Saturday at LG Hanscom Field, located just northwest of Boston, killing all aboard.

Among the victims was Lewis Katz, 72, who had joined with another businessman Tuesday in buying out the other owners of the Inquirer and two local publications, the newspaper said.

On Saturday, Katz had attended an education-related event hosted by historian Doris Kearns Goodwin and he...

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