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Joint memorial service planned for 3 Upstate men killed in Bahamas plane crash

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Left to right: Todd Crawford, Daniel McKnight and Scott Dawson (Source: Floyd Mortuary) Left to right: Todd Crawford, Daniel McKnight and Scott Dawson (Source: Floyd Mortuary)
BAHAMAS (FOX Carolina) -

Officials in the Bahamas said three Americans were killed in a plane with ties to the Upstate crashed on Tuesday.

According to Eyewitness News, the twin-engine Cessna crashed and caught fire near the Rock Sound airport.

The Royal Bahamas Police Force said the plane was headed to Florida when the crash occurred and all three people on board were killed. Witnesses told Eyewitness News they saw the plane having difficult before the crash.

According to the FAA Registry, the Cessna was registered out of Spartanburg to 42-year-old Todd Crawford, the owner of Palmetto Grading and Drainage Inc.

Crawford was killed in the crash, along with fellow Upstate businessman 49-year-old R. Scott Dawson, the owner and operator of CARS Inc., and 71-year-old Daniel McKnight.

A visitation for all three men will be held from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Spartanburg Marriott Hotel on North Church Street. A 4 p.m. memorial service will follow, conducted by Brother Derek Gertzen.

Families asked for memorials in honor of the men be made to Worldwide Work of Jehovah's Witnesses.

Floyd Mortuary is handling arrangements and is in communication with the U.S. Embassy in Bahamas.

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