Dale Snodgrass wife and son are mourning his death. He died in the plane accident at the Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport.
One of the most respected pilots, Dale Snodgrass was reported dead on 24 July. The news is very vague as his plane crashed and he was the only person on the plane.
As per the reports, he was the only occupant of the SIAI-Marchetti fixed-wing craft that crash around noon on Saturday. The death is ruled as an accident, however, some of his friends said otherwise on Twitter.
Dale Snodgrass Wife: Was He married?
Dale Snodgrass’s wife and children’s details remain under review at the moment.
The veteran pilot was very popular among his friends and colleagues. Unfortunately, we do not have any information on his family just yet.
The information about the crash is quite vague itself. So, the facts about his family are yet to surface. We hope they find the strength to cope up with this tragic situation.
Legendary naval aviator Dale “Snort” Snodgrass was killed 24 July in the solo crash of a small Marchetti SM.1019 turboprop just after takeoff in Lewiston, Idaho. Long linked with the F-14 #Tomcat fighter, he was expert flying hundreds of different aircraft https://t.co/MgVXMAvMeJ pic.twitter.com/jrde9FDZ2B
— Chris Cavas (@CavasShips) July 25, 2021
Dale Snodgrass Wikipedia: Who was the pilot?
Dale Snodgrass doesn’t have a Wikipedia bio, as of now.
However, he was quite famous among his friends and colleagues. Many of them have forwarded their obituaries upon his demise on social networking sites.
Moreover, Dale Snodgrass was a popular warbird performer who gave a lot of performances and gained a lot of fame in the warbird community.
The pilot was popularly nicknamed “Snort” by his fans and friends.
Likewise, Snodgrass also served in the US Navy. He was an F-14 pilot in the US Navy where he worked for almost 2 decades.
Dale Snodgrass Son and Parents: Everything about his family
There is no current information about Dale Snodgrass’s son and parents for the time being.
None of his family have come forward on social media talking about his death yet. They are currently mourning and want to be left alone.
We will update facts about his family as soon as it is obtainable.
Dale “Snort” Snodgrass was killed yesterday in a small plane crash. I had the pleasure of knowing him and even flying with him in an F-14 with a new flight control system with me in the backseat which felt oddly appropriate. A true legend. #RIP Snort. https://t.co/Nnl5a1OI7d
— Scott Kelly (@StationCDRKelly) July 25, 2021
Dale Snodgrass Cause of Death
Dale Snodgrass died of an aircraft crash on Saturday.
Similarly, he was the only occupant of the craft. The plane was a high-wing STOL design. It was based on the Cessna 0-1 Bird Dog.
According to the authorities, the plane crashed during take-off. Afterward, it fell down on a field and caught fire near the airport’s taxiway. Also, Snodgrass died on the spot.
May his departed soul rest in peace.