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Day of flying fun ends tragically

Off-duty trooper’s plane removed, investigation starts

The wreckage of Timothy Cowper's Pitts biplane is strapped to a flat-bed beneath tarps for removal from the site where it crashed in Edinburg.
The wreckage of Timothy Cowper's Pitts biplane is strapped to a flat-bed beneath tarps for removal from the site where it crashed in Edinburg.
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Timothy Cowper ate with friends and fellow pilots at the Plateau Sky Ranch airport Sunday afternoon. Just before 4 p.m., he took off from the grass runway in a single-seat aerobatic biplane. Less than a mile away, he crashed in a wooded area and the small aircraft burst into flames. Cowper, 55, of Middle Grove, died in the crash, just feet from Tange Road in Edinburg. He was a senior investigator with the New York ...

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