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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Dr. Richard Schweets children, Rick and Laurin, were 9 and 11 at the time of their fathers death in the plane crash. 

50 years later, family reflects on crash that killed UK faculty

Blair Johnson April 13, 2017

April brings a time of reflection and sorrow for the Schweet family. This month marks the 50th anniversary of the tragic plane crash that killed Dr. Richard Schweet, a professor and founder of the current...

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