Four people died when their small &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/accidents/21/96/382/13908_planes.html' target=_blank> plane crashed onto a Missouri River island near St. Louis, authorities said Monday.
St. Charles County authorities identified the dead in Sunday night's crash as pilot Mark Kaplan and his wife Phyllis Kaplan, both 56 and of the St. Louis suburb of Chesterfield, and fellow passengers Ralph Supinski, 57, and his wife Carol Supinski, 58, both of Brandenton, Fla.
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