Thursday, January 17, 2013
Pilot error cited in the final report by the NTSB.
The final NTSB (National Transportation & Safety Board) report has been issued concerning the plane crash and death of 7 members of the late Fred Teutenberg, Jr. family of Niceville, FL in the Panhandle area of Florida. Teutenberg was a 1987 graduate of MICDS, his wife Terresa graduated from Francis Howell North High School in 1991. This is the report issued by the NTSB. The report finds that the pilot approached the airport in Demopolis, Alabama too low and too far out. Teutenberg was a highly-qualified pilot and current in his training and all indications, quite competent at the controls. The family was returning home in a Cesna 421C on Saturday, July 9, 2011. The family had flown from Florida to attend a family function in St. Louis, …
Thursday, July 14, 2011
The tragedy of this story has reached media outlets outside of our area.
This past Sunday, MICDS alum Fred Teutenberg, Jr. his wife Teresa and five of their six children died in a plane crash. While this tragic story has affected our area because of the family’s connections to St. Louis, it has also received coverage from some unexpected places. Here are just five of those stories: The Daily Mail of the United Kingdom’s coverage includes several photos of the family members along with interviews of people who knew the family. The New York Daily News has three stories about the family: the accident, the affected Florida community and the family memorial. NWF Daily News includes interviews with Fred and Teresa’s parents who talk about all of the family members. The Destin Log writes about Fred’s involvement in …
Family of Seven will be remembered in community they served so loyally.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- James Baer
Thursday, July 14, 2011
The seven members of the late Fred Teutenberg family of Niceville, Fla., originally from St. Louis will be memorialized Friday in their adopted hometown. In a report in the Northwest Florida Times, the Niceville United Methodist Church will hold a celebration of life service at 1 p.m. Friday at the family’s church at 214 Partin Drive South in Niceville (near Destin, Fla). Fred, his wife Terresa Teutenbert and their five children perished in a fiery plane crash just short of the runway in Demopolis, Ala. late Saturday night. They were returning from a weekend family reunion in St. Louis. The Rev. Rurel Ausley, lead pastor at Niceville United Methodist Church told the Times “The Teutenberg family was an integral part of our congregation and …