Former MLB star pitcher killed in plane crash

Roy Halladay, a two-time Cy Young Award winner, died when the single-engine plane he was flying crashed off the coast of Florida, according to authorities.
2:13 | 11/08/17

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Transcript for Former MLB star pitcher killed in plane crash
And now we'll turn to the investigation into that tragic plane crash that killed former major league pitcher Roy Halladay. This morning, we're learning new details about the plane he was flying and ABC's Victor Oquendo has the latest. Reporter: This morning the NTSB is investigating what caused the plane crash that killed former all-star pitcher Roy Halladay. Roy Halladay. Has thrown a no-hitter. Reporter: The two-time cy young award winner died when the single engine plane he was mig piloting crashed into the water on Tuesday. A perfect game. Roy Halladay has thrown the second perfect game in Philadelphia Phillies history. Reporter: Halladay pitched 16 seasons with the Toronto blue Jays and Philadelphia Phillies retiring from baseball four years ago. The future hall of famer took up flying after leaving the game, even sharing this photo with his icon a5 plane ontwitter. I grew up around airplanes. Reporter: The akon a5 has been referred to by an aviation journalist as a jet ski with wings. It's been involved in two fatal crashes in the last eight months including a crash which killed its chief designer. In thissed video he and his wife initially disagreed about the 40-year-old purchasing the aircraft. She's fought me the whole way. Hard. I fought hard. I was very against it. I went down with him one day to the training center in St. Pete and you forget you're in a plane. Now that we're going to have one I'm excited. Reporter: Overnight an outpouring of love and sore from the devastated major league baseball family mourning the death of one of the best pitchers of his generation. Former teammate Ryan Howard tweeting such a sad day. We lost a great ball player but an even better human being. Justin Verlander writing, shocked and saddened. Gone way too soon. One of the best ever. Icon aircraft says it was devastated to learn of his death and it will cooperate with the investigation. Phillies chairman David Montgomery said Halladay was an all-star person, pitcher, father and family man. George. Yeah, he was really loved. He certainly was. So incredibly tragic. We'll move on to that

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