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Husband of Harper Lee's headline-making attorney dies in plane crash

Husband of Harper Lee's headline-making attorney dies in plane crash

Patrick Carter, the husband of Harper Lee's high-profile attorney, Tonja Carter, died in a plane crash Wednesday. Carter, 52, was flying a vintage biplane that crashed on takeoff in Missoula, Mont.

The Missoulian reports that Carter was a commercial pilot who retired after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. He was flying a World War II-era Bucker Jungmeister BU 133. Witnesses said it made a sharp turn after takeoff, hit the ground, and then burst into flames about 20 seconds later.

The Wall Street Journal's Jennifer Maloney posted...

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