Lidle's flight instructor mourned at memorial service

Updated: October 21, 2006, 10:10 PM ET
Associated Press

WHITTIER, Calif. -- Family and friends remembered the flight instructor Saturday who died in a plane crash with New York Yankees pitcher Cory Lidle as someone who made a career out of his love of flying.

Tyler Stanger, 26, was killed Oct. 11 when the small plane he and Lidle were flying in smashed into a New York City high rise.

Family and friends said Saturday at a memorial service at Skyrose Chapel at Rose Hills Memorial Park that Stanger had loved flying since he was ...

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