|Submitted||Feb. 25, 2017|
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To Whom It May Concern:
This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:
Full report in the crash that killed Michael Louis Connell (November 30, 1963 – December 19, 2008) was a high-level Republican consultant who was subpoenaed in a case regarding alleged tampering with the 2004 U.S. Presidential election and a case involving thousands of missing emails pertaining to the political firing of U.S. Attorneys. Connell was killed when the plane he was flying crashed on December 19, 2008.
At about 6 p.m. on December 19, 2008, Connell was killed, at the age of 45,in the crash of a single-engine 1997 Piper Saratoga private airplane, which he was flying, which occurred in Lake Township Ohio, between 2.5 and 3 miles short of the runway at Akron-Canton Airport, Ohio. Connell was alone in the plane and had been returning from the College Park Airport in Maryland, near Washington, D.C..The plane crashed on its final approach to the airport's main runway.
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The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.
In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.
Good afternoon Mr. Joseph Lloyd,
You submitted a FOIA Request (attached) on February 25, 2017, this request cannot be processed for the below reason:
TSA does not hold records relating to airplane crashes
Please direct your request to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
TSA FOIA Branch
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Branch
601 S. 12th Street
Arlington, VA 20598-6020