Sam Peachey Death – Sam Peachey, a longtime resident of Belleville, Pennsylvania, was identified as the victim of a fatal plane crash on Friday, the 8th of July 2022. Reports indicate that Sam Peachey died as a result of his injuries sustained in the crash.
According to Doug Esh’s statement on Facebook, “Please pray for Barbra and the family.” Doug Esh confirmed that Sam Peachey was killed today in a plane crash. No further information was mentioned. The details surrounding the accident were not stated. He was affectionately known as slam Sam. He was a hard worker.
Belleville is a census-designated place in the Kishacoquillas Valley of Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,827 at the 2010 census. Much of the population is Amish or Mennonite. Belleville is located at 40°36′12″N 77°43′29″W (40.603376, -77.724822). Pennsylvania Route 655 is known as Main Street within the village, with residences and a few businesses spread out within about two blocks of Main Street.
*Coroner called to Mifflin County aircraft crash*
MCEMS reports that the Mifflin County Coroner responded to a crash involving an ultralight aircraft on Friday morning. The following details were released by the FAA following the incident: “An unregistered ultralight vehicle crashed in a field near Belleville, Pa., around 10 a.m. local time today. The vehicle does not meet the criteria to be defined as an aircraft. In these cases, the FAA defers the investigation to local enforcement.”
The FAA has warned that its announcement is provisional and may be revised. The ultralight reportedly crashed near Plane View Drive in Allensville, Pennsylvania, according to the Mifflin County Emergency Services. According to authorities, there was only one fatality and a request was made to send a coroner to the scene.