Andy Travnicek obituary – Death, Cause of Death : Andy Travnicek was sadly killed in a plane crash on Friday afternoon August 20, 2021. Pilot Andy was sadly killed when his plane crashed after departure from Wilkes-Barre Scranton Airport in Avoca. The Associated Press, Airport director Carl Beardsley said Travnicek’s plane was traveling north when it suddenly flew left and crashed and caught fire.
According to the police report, Travnicek was flying a T-6 Texan that was to be part of the air show on Saturday. The Great Pocono Raceway Airshow organizers said the event will continue as planned. The police are still investigating the cause of the terrible accident. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.
How old was GEICO Skytyper Pilot Andy when he died?
Ans- Pilot Andy “Trav” was 50 years old
Who Is Andy Travnicek?
The 50-year-old GEICO Skytyper Air Show Pilot Andy ”Trav” Travnicek of New Hampshire died in a plane crash on the 20th of August 2021 at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport. Andy Travnicek was a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy and former C-5 Galaxy pilot, he served his country and was also a commercial airline pilot. He was a distinguished pilot and friend.
A thorough investigation is already underway. The team is working with local law enforcement, the Federal Aviation Administration, and the National Transportation Safety Board. Our thoughts and prayers are with bereaved family at this time.