Wife killed and husband hurt in crash of a small plane in Siler City

A woman was killed and her husband injured when their single-engine airplane crashed into trees while trying to land at the Siler City Airport in Chatham County on Tuesday morning. Frederick Calvin Para and his wife, Barbara Harris Para, of Whispering Pines were aboard a Beechcraft Bonanza A36 that crashed in some woods near the runway around 8 a.m. Barbara Para, 69, later died at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill, where her husband, 72, was listed in stable condition.