Pilot Killed in Crash at Cerro Alto
March 26, 2015
A pilot was killed last Tuesday, March 17, after his single-engine Cessna crashed into Cerro Alto Mountain, in the northwestern corner of Hudspeth County.
The pilot was identified by law enforcement sources as Waldo Emerson Cavender, of El Paso; Cavender was flying alone. The Federal Aviation Administration said that he was flying from Snyder, Texas to El Paso, and local sources indicated that Cavender was an experienced pilot who was checking pipelines that pass through Hudspeth...