Darrell Ward was an American reality television personality. He was a truck driver featured on Ice Road Truckers from Season 6 in 2012 until his death. He was from Deer Lodge, Montana, and died in a plane crash. On August 28, 2016, Ward died in a plane crash while travelling in a single-engine Cessna 182 Skylane with pilot Mark Melotz. They were attempting to land at a nearby airstrip in Rock Creek, Montana. The plane had departed 53 minutes earlier from Missoula for Rock Creek. The National Transportation Safety Board concluded the cause of the accident to be “The sudden right turn on approach to landing for reasons that could not be determined because a post-accident examination did not reveal any anomalies that would have precluded normal operation.”
|Born:||August 13, 1964|
|Died:||August 28, 2016, Rock Creek, Montana|
|Cause of death:||Plane crash|
|Known for:||Ice Road Truckers|
|Spouse(s):||Gwen Ward (married-2012)|
|Children:||Reno Ward, Terra Ward|
About Darrell Ward
History Channel television personality who starred as a truck driver on the show Ice Road Truckers. He was a series regular from seasons 6 through 10.
He grew up in Missoula, Montana.
He helped organize a food drive for those affected by the Louisiana floods in 2016.
He ran harvest rigs alongside his grandparents. He was a father and grandfather. He died in a single-engine plane crash as the co-pilot of a Cessna 182 plane.
He and Lisa Kelly were both truck drivers on Ice Road Truckers.
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