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Halladay killed in plane crash – 2 ICON aircraft employees were also killed in a separate crash previously in A5 model plane

Former Phillies ace, Roy Halladay, was killed in a plane crash that was announced in Florida late this afternoon. The was the only occupant of the airplane that he recently purchased. The airplane was the Icon A5, and previously there was a crash that killed two veteran pilots from the Icon company. Watch that crash video here: https://youtu.be/gujFdn5Woe4

Not much is known about the crash at this point, Halladay had tweeted that flying the aircraft was like flying a ‘fighter jet’. His father apparently told him, it was a fighter jet. As seen in this tweet.

Phillies official tweet this afternoon:

More on this as the story is developing. Halladay was one of the Phillies best pitchers ever. A terrible loss this afternoon for his family and fans.

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