ST. THOMAS, V.I. - The Virgin Islands Department of Justice, Office
of the Medical Examiner, announces the names of the five men who died last week
during a plane crash on St. Croix.
In keeping with
established protocol required for aircraft disasters, federal and local
authorities officially notified the nearest relatives of each of the five victims,
allowing for the formal public release of the names of the decedents as
Richardson, 49, of Estate Lovenlund, St. Thomas;
Sylvester, 27, of Estate Whim, Frederiksted, St. Croix;
Williams, 30, of Hannah’s Rest, Frederiksted, St. Croix;
Charlery, 24, of Frederiksted, St. Croix; and
Soldiew, 30, of Frederiksted, St. Croix.
The plane crash occurred on the evening of Dec. 7 at the Henry E. Rohlsen
Airport. All five people on board were
killed. The National Transportation
Safety Board (“NTSB”), Transportation Disaster Assistance Division, is
conducting an investigation to determine the cause of the fatal crash.