NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The bodies of a passenger and the pilot of a small plane were found in the wreckage after it was pulled from Lake Pontchartrain on Tuesday morning, according to the New Orleans Police Department.
The passenger has been identified by family members as Reginald Hilliard, Jr. 25. The pilot of the plane has not yet been identified.
The third passenger on the plane managed to escape the wreckage and was picked up by a Good Samaritan who took her to emergency medical crews, who then took her to Ochsner Hospital.
She is identified by family members as Briana Davis, Hilliard's girlfriend.