Bodies Recovered from Weekend Plane Crash

Cathy Hathaway
Cathy Hathaway

AUGUST 30, 2005 -- Searchers have recovered the bodies of both victims of a plane crash near Figure Eight Island.

The body of Cathy Hathaway from Wilmington was found shortly after the crash on Sunday morning. She was a hair stylist at the Tangerine Salon. Her friends say she enjoyed riding motorcycles.

A visitation for Hathaway will be held on Tuesday night in her hometown of Kinston.

Searchers found the body of the man who apparently was piloting the plane around 3:00 Tuesday afternoon. Bracey Bobbitt was a pharmacist who had recently moved toWilmington from Western North Carolina. He also was a motorcycle buff.