McDuffie County teacher dead after plane crash

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Questions remain after a plane carrying a McDuffie County teacher, crashed over the weekend.

Dr. Jennifer Landrum taught special education at Thomson High School.

On Saturday, the twin engine Piper 34 she was in crashed off the coast of Long Island, New York.

Landrum was one of 3 people killed who were on board. 

The plane had taken off in Connecticut and was headed for Charleston, South Carolina. 

Original article below:

McDuffie County School District confirmed the death of one of their own.

It is with extreme sadness that we inform you of the untimely passing of Dr. Jennifer Landrum, teacher at Thomson High School. On Saturday morning, a plane, in which Dr. Landrum was traveling, crashed into the ocean off the coast of Long Island, New York.

Dr. Landrum was a valued member of the McDuffie County School System. She had previously been employed with the system in 2001 as the 21st Century Program Coordinator. On July 31, 2017, she returned and was currently teaching Special Education at Thomson High School.

Dr. Landrum will certainly be missed. Please keep her family in your thoughts as they go through this most difficult and trying time.

In response to this tragedy, Thomson High School will have staff in place to provide assistance and support to students and colleagues.

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