Del man. dies in SC plane crash

October 21, 2009 3:03:14 PM PDT
Authorities say four men killed when a small plane crashed and burst into flames near the South Carolina coast were friends heading to an amateur radio convention in the Bahamas after a stop in Fort Pierce, Fla. Dorchester County Coroner Chris Nesbit identified three of the victims of Wednesday's crash as the pilot and plane's owner, Peter Radding of North Charleston, and passengers Edwin Steeble and James Randolph Hargenrader, both of Summervile.

The fourth man has been identified as 67-year-old Dallas Carter of Laurel, Delaware by the Dorchester County Coroner.

Authorities say the twin-engine Piper PA-23 crashed shortly after departure around 6:45 a.m. near the Summerville airport in a rural area near Jedburg, 30 miles northwest of Charleston.