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1:35 pm
Sun June 1, 2014

Memorial Held For Silver City Teens Who Died In Plane Crash

  Three students killed in a plane crash more than week ago near Silver City are being remembered.

A public memorial service is being held Sunday afternoon for Ella Kirk, Michael Mahl and Ella Myers.

The service was  scheduled for 2 p.m. on the Western New Mexico University campus.

The three teens were classmates at Aldo Leopold Charter School.

School officials say the students were on board the single-engine plane that went down about a mile northeast of Whiskey Creek Airport before bursting into flames.

Authorities say a fourth person who died was the plane's pilot.

Brian Myers, 16-year-old Ella Myers' dad, previously said the trio had gone to look at the Signal Fire, which started in the Gila National Forest on May 11.

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Information from: KOB-TV, http://www.kob.com

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