1. Tragedy

    Kansas Family Killed in Plane Crash

    In this photo provided by the Polk County Sheriff's Office, emergency personnel investigate the site where a Pilatus PC-12, a single-engine turboprop passenger plane, crashed near Lake Weohyakapka, aka Lake Walk In the Water, in southeast Polk County, Fla. on Thursday, June 7, 2012. Ronald Bramlage, 45, of Junction City, Kan., who was piloting the plane, his wife Rebecca and their four children were killed in the crash. (AP Photo/Polk County Sheriff's Office)

    Polk County Sheriff's Office / AP Photo

    A prominent Kansas businessman, his wife, and their four children were killed Thursday in a plane crash in the swamps in central Florida. Ron Bramiage, 45, was piloting a small single-engine airplane heading home to Junction City from the Bahamas when it crashed in Florida's Tiger Creek Preserve at about 12:30 p.m. Parts of the plane were found nearly 3½ miles away. Bramiage's wife, Rebecca, 43, and their children were all killed: Brandon, 15; Boston, 13; Beau, 11; and Roxanne, 8.

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