Five people, including three children, died in a small plane crash early Saturday in southwest Missouri. The 2002 Cirrus SR22 plane went down about 12:30 a.m. northwest of Willard, MO, killing Robin Melton, her boyfriend John Lambert and his children Joshua Lambert, 10, McKinley Lambert, 15, and Grayson Lambert, 16. They were all from Springfield. Grayson Lambert played soccer at Lake Country Soccer for six years, the Springfield News-Leader reports.
The Springfield News-Leader reports that Robin Melton owned an environmental consulting firm called Environmental Works Inc., and John Lambert owned Missouri Insulation & Supply Inc.