Two-time Cy Young Award victor Roy Halladay killed in plane crash

  • Two-time Cy Young Award victor Roy Halladay killed in plane crash

Two-time Cy Young Award victor Roy Halladay killed in plane crash

According to the Pasco Sheriff's Office, there were no mayday calls sent out prior to the crash.

They said they couldn't confirm if there were additional passengers on the plane or say where it was headed.

Even though the Phillies failed to earn that third trip in a row to the World Series in 2010, what Halladay was able to do in his first year with the team was simply fantastic to witness.

Halladay previously posted pictures and videos of himself flying his new ICON A5 light-sport aircraft on his Twitter account.

News Channel 8 has learned the tail number is registered to an address that belongs to former Major League Baseball all-star Roy Halladay. He played for both the Toronto Blue Jays and the Philadelphia Phillies.

Halladay is survived by his wife Brandy and their have two sons, Ryan and Braden. Roy Halladay was the only person on board. He threw a ideal game during the 2010 season and a no-hitter that postseason. He was 40 years old, married with two sons.

"The worst case scenario happened and it breaks our hearts", Pasco Sheriff Chris Nocco said, calling Halladay a friend who attended the departments "Fishing for Families" tournament just last week.

"In shock over the bad news about Roy Halladay...a pitcher I grew up admiring & rooting for".

Halladay was a 6-foot-6 right-hander who was known for his durability and his command and became a two-time Cy Young Award victor and eight-time All-Star. He was the only victim in the crash.

PHILADELPHIA - SEPTEMBER 11: Fans applaud for starting pitcher Roy Halladay #34 of the Philadelphia Phillies after he is taken out of the game during a game against the Miami Marlins at Citizens Bank Park on September 11, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was an eight-time All-Star and led the majors in innings pitched four times and complete games seven times. He also threw the 20th flawless game in regular season history.

"The Toronto Blue Jays organization is overcome by grief with the tragic loss of one of the franchise's greatest and most respected players, but even better human being".