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Oct 11, 2018

Confirmation: Milo Paz Dies in Panama Plane Crash

Jose Milo Paz

The Paz family in San Pedro Town has received confirmation of the death of forty-nine-year-old Jose Milo Paz.  The veteran pilot and aviation pioneer died in a plane wreck in the mountains in Panama sometime on October seventh. While the news of his death had been widely reported, the Paz family was hopeful until today. Paz was a much liked San Pedro resident who was also active in politics. The People’s United Party’s Belize Rural South caucus said in a statement, “Milo was a stalwart P.U.P. who believed in the philosophies of the party and was always willing to go the extra mile for the love of his community… We stand together as we await further announcements. May Milo Rest in Peace and Rise in Glory.” While the family has received confirmation, there are missing details as to what went wrong on that unfortunate Sunday. Paz is said to have been piloting a private plane originating from Guatemala and heading to Panama.  Inside the plane with Paz was another pilot who also perished. His identity has not been confirmed.  The Paz family is making arrangements to import his charred remains for burial service. The family learnt of Paz’s demise on Tuesday and up until today, had been unable to confirm all details of the accident.

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