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Indian-American entrepreneur among dead in Arizona plane crash

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

A young Indian-American was among six people killed in a plane crash in a suburb of in Arizona, authorities said today.

They identified him as Anand Patel, 26, the of Clothing.

The plane which was headed to crashed Monday night onto a Scottsdale golf course, some 15 minutes after takeoff from the city airport.

On hitting the ground, the plane burst into flames, killing all the six passengers on board. The age of all of them ranged from 22 to 28 years.

Anand Patel, popular among his friends by the name of happy, came to the US along with his twin brother in 2009 for studies. He co-founded the clothing line and worked as an event promoter, flying coast to coast with friends and clients on trips that often included stops in Scottsdale, local Republic paper reported.

was "an with lots of and lots of charisma," told the daily.

The plane crash is being investigated by the with help from the

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First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 07:50 IST