Three members of Elkhart’s Weaver family died in a July plane crash

In this undated photo provided courtesy of the Weaver Family, members of the Weaver family, from left, father John Weaver II, daughter Sara, son Matthew, mother Linda and son John Weaver III pose . Weaver II, an American father, and his two sons, Matthew Weaver, and John Weaver III, who were vacationing together in Canada on a fishing getaway, were on board the small float plane that crashed into a remote Labrador lake on Monday, July 15, 2019, The Canadian Press has confirmed. (Courtesy of the Weaver Family via AP)

Three members of an Elkhart-based family have been identified as victims in a plane crash that happened last month in Canada.

WSBT is reporting that 66-year-old John Weaver the Second of Chicago and his sons 40-year-old John Weaver the Third of South Bend and 38-year-old Matthew Weaver of Chicago, died in the July 15 crash in the Canadian Province of Labrador.

Seven people were on the floatplane that went down in a remote lake during a fishing trip. The elder Weaver was the son of former Elkhart Mayor John Weaver.


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