Victims In Cape Cod Plane Crash Were Veteran Pilots

BREWSTER (CBS) – The names of the men who died in the plane crash off Brewster on Sunday have been released.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Lana Jones reports.

Long-time flight instructor Oulton Hues, 73, was one of the men killed. Hues, who had homes in Edgartown and in Norwood, was giving instrument flight instruction to 68-year-old Robert Walker of Falmouth when their plane crashed.

For many years, Walker, along with his wife, had provided angel flights for patients on Cape Cod and the Islands who needed to get to hospitals.

On Sunday morning, the plane went down after one of the men reported smoke in the cockpit as the plane approached Hyannis from Martha’s Vineyard.

Vineyard airport manager Sean Flynn said a crash invovloing two such experiernced pilots gives one pause.

“Especially with Mr. Hues, he’s a flight instructor and a good one,” said Flynn. “I had never flown with him in that capacity, but anybody that spoke of him as a flight instructor said he was one of the best.”

The men’s remains were found in the surf off Saint’s Landing in Brewster on Sunday afternoon.

The search contnues for some of the wreckage.

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