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Survivor or Plane Crash Appears on Today Show

Survivor or Plane Crash Appears on Today Show



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(KSL News) -- Four months ago, 13 people, including Dr. Clark Ator, of Alpine, were killed in a plane crash in Missouri.

Dr. John Krogh, a professor of anatomy, and his assistant Wendy Bonham, both from Utah, survived the crash.

Bonham and her husband were guests on the Today Show this morning.

Wendy and a business colleague were taking a commuter flight from St. Louis to Kirksville to attend a conference. As the plane approached the airport, it clipped some trees then crashed and caught fire.

Bonham suffered from burns, a badly broken arm, and other injuries.

She told Matt Lauer she doesn't remember the impact or how she got out of the burning plane.

Wendy Bonham, Survived Plane Crash: "I’ve had a really hard time for a long time because I thought I was the type of person to go back to the plane and help people off, but it never occurred to me to do that, so many doctors since then told me that's how my body and brain protected myself."

Bonham hasn't flown since the crash, and took a train to New York to be on "Today."

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