Names of plane crash victims released

Staff Writer

The Stevens County Coroner’s Office has officially released the names of the persons killed in an airplane crash near Bittrich-Antler Road on July 13.
The victims, all affiliated with Moody Aviation, were flight instructor Diego Senn and fourth year aviation students Joochan “JC” Austen Lee and Andrew Trouten.
Senn, a Moody Bible School graduate, had become a flight instructor earlier this year.
The father of three, he and his wife, Naomi, were expecting another child later this year.
Trouten leaves behind a wife, Rebecca, and a daughter. Lee and his wife, Yuki, were expecting their first child.
A quartet of GoFundMe accounts have been set up to help defray funeral costs for the families. So far, more than $79,000 has been raised.
The National Transportation Safety Board had the plane’s wreckage moved to Seattle where investigators will try and determine the cause of the crash. A preliminary report is expected to be completed by the end of the month.