MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) – The Charleston County Coroner’s Office has released the names of the two men killed in a plane crash on Thursday night.
Glenn Lamb (68) of Myrtle Beach and Michael Gigliobianco (70) of Myrtle Beach died of injuries sustained in the crash. They were the only occupants.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) confirms that the tail number of the plane was N81DJ. According to the FAA registry, the plane was an Arion Lightning LS-1, a fixed wing single engine aircraft.
The FAA registration shows that the plane was registered to Lamb on March 20. Lamb received his student pilot certificate on February 21, 2020. Authorities have not yet confirmed who was piloting the plane.
According to flightaware.com, the plane took off from Myrtle Beach Airport around 8:14 p.m. and went down around 9:00 p.m. on Thursday near the Mount Pleasant airport.
The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating.