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Sean Peters, left, and diver Chad Grandstaff of CROSS Diving Services, based in Morgan City, work to recover the wreckage of a small plane that crashed into the Red River last week. The crash killed the pilot, Richard C. Lennard, 61, of Shreveport, and passenger, Michael S. Hollis, 56, of Bossier City. (Submitted photos)

The wrecked plane is about to be placed on the deck of a barge.

Diver Sean Peters gets in the Red River while Creighton Burnett of CROSS Diving tends the dive hose.

The plane wreckage is lifted out of the Red River.

Steve Struble of CROSS Diving gives an update on the diver and his progress.

Morgan City divers recover wreckage from fatal plane crash

Divers from a Morgan City-based company spent 22 hours recovering the wreckage of a small plane that crashed last week into the Red River. The pilot and one passenger were killed in the crash.

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