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Sonex aviation CEO, mechanic die in Oshkosh crash

An aircraft manufacturer’s chief executive and mechanic have been identified as the victims in Tuesday’s fatal plane crash in Oshkosh.


June 4, 2015
By The Minneapolis Star Tribune

Jeremy T. Monnett, 40, the CEO of Sonex, and Michael J. Clark, 20, an assembly mechanic at the company, were killed when a Sonex plane crashed shortly before 3:30 p.m. Tuesday near Wittman Regional Airport.

“It is with heavy hearts that we report the loss of two members of our Sonex family,” the company posted on its website Wednesday.

Sonex, which is based in Oshkosh, is a manufacturer of experimental kit aircrafts. It was founded by John Monnett, Jeremy’s father. | READ MORE