Senator Jim Inhofe’s Son, Dr. Perry Inhofe, Dies in Plane Crash Near Owasso, OK


Dr. Perry Inhofe, the son of Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK), has died in a plane crash near Owasso, Oklahoma. Perry Inhofe was an orthopedic surgeon in Tulsa. Our prayers and condolences go out to the Inhofe family.  The plane crashed around 4 p.m. in a wooded area about 5 miles north of the Tulsa airport, shortly after the pilot of the plane issued an alert at 3:45 p.m. Sunday asking for immediate assistance. The plane that crashed Sunday is a Mitsubishi MU-2B-25 twin turboprop that was built in 1974 according to the FAA.

A source close to Sen. Jim Inhofe has confirmed that his son, Dr. Perry Inhofe, was on board a plane that crashed near Owasso, Okla. on Sunday. Perry Inhofe was killed in the crash.

The NTSB is holding a news conference at 5 p.m. KOCO will air the news conference on KOCO News at 5 and will livestream the news conference on

Dr. Perry Inhofe was an orthopedic surgeon in Tulsa. According to his biographical information on the Central States Orthopedics website, Inhofe attended Duke University and studied biomedical engineering and electrical engineering. He graduated in 1984.

From FOX 23, Dr. Perry Inhofe is remembered as a man of great integrity, skilled as a surgeon.

“The city of Tulsa shares our deepest condolences with the Inhofe family for their loss of Dr. Perry ” Mayor Dewey F. Bartlett Jr. said

“It is with deep sorrow that we give our condolences to Tulsa’s former mayor Jim Inhofe and his family. Dr. Perry Inhofe was a man of great integrity, skilled as a surgeon, and an example for all of us. His love for his family and of his profession will always be remembered. I am asking all Tulsans to remember Dr. Inhofe and keep his dear family in our prayers.”

Posted November 11, 2013 by
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