Jim Black, a BP incident commander for the company’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill response team, died in a small plane crash near Destin, Fla., on Tuesday night, the company confirmed.
- A former Texas solicitor general has been
identified as one of three victims who died when their small plane crashed off the Florida Panhandle.
Officials said Wednesday that former Solicitor General Gregory Scott Coleman, 47, of Cedar Park, Texas, was the pilot of the small Piper Malibu. He and two others were killed when his plane went down in Choctawhatchee Bay on Tuesday night while trying to land at the Destin