More on the Victims of the Massachusetts Plane Crash

Athens, TN (WDEF) – An East Tennessee doctor, his wife and his daughter are the victims of the plane that crashed into a Massachusetts home on Sunday.

Here is what we know about the victims at this hour.

Dr. Joseph Kalister and his wife Betty currently live in Farragut, Tennessee.

The doctor has maintained family medical practices in both Knoxville and Athens.

He was also the Emergency Room Director at Starr Regional Medical Center’s Athens campus.

Betty was the Surgery Scheduler at University Orthopaedic Surgeons in Farragut.

Colleagues tell us that Dr. Kalister was an ex-air force pilot who was quite experienced.

They were flying to Boston on a college trip for his daughter.

All three of them were killed in the crash.

We’ll hear from those colleagues tonight at six.

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