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Plane pulled from water, victim still missing

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Frank and Evelyn Amerosa (Photo: Matt Funeral Home / http://mattfuneralhome.com/display.php?id=640) Frank and Evelyn Amerosa (Photo: Matt Funeral Home / http://mattfuneralhome.com/display.php?id=640)
John Campbell (Photo: Lawrence Funeral Home / Darien, CT) John Campbell (Photo: Lawrence Funeral Home / Darien, CT)

EPHRAPAH, N.Y. - The wreckage from the small plane that went down in Fulton County last week is out of the water, but the search continues for the cancer patient who was on board.

Frank Amerosa, 64, is presumed dead but his body has not been found.

The main piece of the small Angel Flight plane was removed from a pond in Ephratah on Tuesday. The plane was coming from Boston, where Frank was being treated for brain cancer.

Frank's wife, Evelyn Amerosa, of Utica and originally from Bennington, and the pilot, 70-year-old John Campbell, were also on board when the volunteer flight went down on Friday, May 24th. Their bodies have both been found.

The Fulton County Sheriff's Office says the search for Frank Amerosa will now include draining the pond the plane landed in.

A memorial mass has been scheduled for Frank and Evelyn Amerosa on Thursday in Utica. It will be held on Thursday at 5 p.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Church

Services for Campbell, 70, will also be held thursday in his hometown of Stamford, Connecticut at the Edward Lawrence Funeral Home from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m.

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