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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 187-96
April 04, 1996

AIR FORCE CREWMEMBERS NAMES RELEASED

Six Air Force crewmembers died when their T-43 aircraft crashed April 3, 1996near Dubrovnik, Croatia while carrying Secretary of Commerce Ronald Brown.They are: aircraft commander, Capt. Ashley Davis, 35, of Baton Rouge, La.,co-pilot, Capt. Tim Schafer, 33, Costa Mesa, Calif.; stewards Tech. Sgt.Cheryl Turnage, 37, Lakehurst, N.J., Tech. Sgt. Shelly Kelly, 36, Zanesville,Ohio, and Staff Sgt. Robert Farrington, Jr. 34, Brierfield, Ala.; and flightmechanic Staff Sgt. Gerald Aldrich, 29, Louisville, Ill.

For more information contact Ramstein Air Force Base public affairs at49-6371-47-9197.

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