“Small Plane Crashes Into Sewage Tank”

That was the headline in this morning’s Chronicle, which first reported the accident at a treatment plant south of Gilroy but had no details on whether anyone had been killed. The AP reported later that the three people onboard the plane died, their bodies submerged in twenty feet of raw sewage. According to the article, “Workers planned to sterilize the sewage pool Tuesday before investigators climb inside to examine the wreckage and recover the bodies, officials said.” Is there a worse way to go?

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