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Topic - Paula Branstetter
A plane carrying two Oklahoma State University basketball coaches and a couple ferrying them to Arkansas for a recruiting trip was inspected and its muffler repaired about a week before it crashed, killing all four people on board, according to a report released this week.
Even at 82, former Oklahoma lawmaker Olin Branstetter never stopped flying, taking to the skies about 10 times a month alongside his wife Paula, a fellow pilot, and once traveling as far as the North Pole.