New Jersey plane crash kills 2 people including CEO who boarded Blue Origin last month

6 month ago

Hampton news, New Jersey news.

New Jersey authorities have identified the two victims of a deadly plane crash that took place in Hampton, New Jersey on November 11.

According to the FAA, a single-engine Cessna 172 went missing at around 3 p.m. Thursday only to be found in wreck minutes later.

One of the victims was 49-year-old Glen de Vries, Medidata Solutions co-CEO, who had boarded the Blue Origin on October 13 along with Star Trek actor William Shatner.

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  • “I had that heightened sense of time in my mind starting from the countdown,” de Vries told reports following his space experience.

    “I think I’ve taken that perspective back down with me to our planet, and into my relationships.”

    “The passage of time, just like the resources on Earth, feels more precious with an expanded perspective.”

    The other victim of the aircraft crash was identified as Thomas Fischer, 54, a second-generation flight instructor.