George Maddox

 

Age: 54

 

Summary: pilot who had suffered from burns over 20 to 30 percent of his body but walked away from the fiery wreckage of a small medical-specimen plane that crashed near Teterboro Airport in northeastern New Jersey on August 21, 2009 after he and his co-pilot attempted to abort their landing at a nearby airport just a few hundred yards short of the runaway, in which the twin-engine aircraft was believed to have been originated at Reading, Pennsylvania and was carrying blood samples for Quest Diagnostics that has a laboratory on property adjacent to the New Jersey airport.

 

 

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in a plane crash

 

Born: November 17, 1954

 

Died: September 4, 2009

 

Location: Livingston, New Jersey