Victims in plane crash identified

Investigators examine the site of a plane crash Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014 near Nashville. The small plane crashed on Monday, near a YMCA in suburban Nashville, killing everyone on board and damaging cars in the parking lot. Authorities believe four members of the same family were on board the flight, which crashed near in Bellevue. The Gulfstream 690C departed from Great Bend Municipal Airport in Great Bend, Kansas, Monday afternoon around 2:45 p.m., and crashed 16 kilometres south of John C. Tune Airport in Nashville about 5 p.m. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Kansas business owner, his wife, daughter and granddaughter have been identified as the victims of plane crash in Tennessee.

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Lori Gibson, a spokeswoman for the family, identified the victims Tuesday as Glenn Mull; his wife, Elaine; their daughter, Amy Harter; and granddaughter Samantha Harter. Gibson says Mull owned Mull Farms and Feeding in Pawnee Rock, about 15 miles southwest of Great Bend.

They were traveling to the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Trade Show in Nashville when their Gulfstream 690C crashed Monday while trying to land in suburban Nashville. They had taken off from the Great Bend Municipal Airport.

Gibson says the family “is in the process of coming to terms with the shock of this loss” while also trying to address the needs of Mull’s employees and the community.

U.S. Senator Jerry Moran issued the following statement:

“My heart goes out to the entire Mull family during this difficult time,” said Sen. Moran. “Glenn was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. Both he and his wife Elaine were well-known for their generous spirit and commitment to improving Pawnee County. Glenn, Elaine, their daughter Amy and granddaughter Samantha will be greatly missed. I ask all Kansans to join me in keeping their family and friends in our thoughts and prayers during the days ahead.”


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