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unknown user
03-04-1991, 05:14 AM
Dear BIOMCH-L subscribers:

I received the following official announcement from a former student of
mine, Barry Munkasy, who works at the United States Olympic Committee.
I told him I would pass it along to you over the network.

Rick Hinrichs
Exercise and Sport Research Institute
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ 85287-0404 USA


The United States Olympic Committee, Division of Sports Science
regrets to announce the passing of Biomechanist Dr. Andrzej J.
Komor and Senior Physiologist Dr. Peter J. Van Handel. Both were
killed in the plane crash of United Airlines flight 585 while on
approach to the Colorado Springs Airport on Sunday, March 3, 1991.
Sandy Van Handel has requested that in lieu of flowers donations
should be send to a memorial fund in Peter's name to the Division
of Sports Science at the USOC. A memorial service has been
scheduled for Wednesday, March 6, 1991 at 4:00 pm local time at the
USOC Sports Center in Colorado Springs. If you have any questions
or need further information please call (719) 578-4516.