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Parachute Club Cooperating in Insurance Increase

The city of Taylorville is on the hook for expenses relating to a plane crash that took place in Taylorville last summer.  The crash, which claimed the life of the pilot, is still under investigation by the FAA.  The accident caused a lot of damage to the west side neighborhood where it occurred.  Since the plane was dropping skydivers, Taylorville Mayor Greg Brotherton says the city is seeking to have the Mid-America parachute club kick in money for additional insurance coverage:

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The plane nosedived into a backyard in Taylorville shortly after the skydivers were dropped off.


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