Philly Inquirer co-owner among 7 dead in jet crash

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FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2013 file photo, Lewis Katz speaks with members of the media as he walks from Judge Patricia McInerney's courtroom at City Hall in Philadelphia. The editor of The Philadelphia Inquirer says co-owner Lewis Katz is among the seven people killed in a plane crash in Massachusetts. Bill Marimow confirmed Katz’s death to Philly.com on Sunday, June 1, 2014 saying he learned the news from close associates. The plane crashed and caught fire as it was leaving Hanscom Field while on its way to Atlantic City International Airport. Massachusetts Port Authority spokesman Matthew Brelis says there were no survivors in the crash. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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The flight crew that died in a fiery crash aboard Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz's private plane this weekend had flown for the millionaire businessman and philanthropist for a decade, and among them was a pilot who survived an earlier fatal crash, relatives said Monday.

Katz's Gulfstream jet crashed during takeoff near Boston on Saturday night, killing him, three guests and three crew members. (AP)

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