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November 14, 1970 ... Remembered

Memorial of the 1970 Marshall University Football Team Plane Crash

DANNY MARION DEESE

Danny Deese was a 1962 graduate from Chicora High School, Charleston Heights, South Carolina. He began is career with Southern Airways in 1964. At the time of the flight he was the Charter Coordinator for the flight. During the flight he supervised and expedited ground operations, arranged for refueling, and completed various forms. He communicated directly with the captain during the landing concerning the aircraft's weight and balance.

The Flight Crew

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