Shama Gamkhar, a public affairs professor at the University of Texas who colleagues described as a generous and caring mentor, died with her husband in a plane crash in rural Georgia Sunday. She was 54.
Gamkhar and her husband, Sid Shah, 58, who was piloting the single-engine plane, were the only people on board. The couple was flying from Florida to Lawrenceville, Georgia, according to a press release from the Federal Aviation Administration. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating.
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