Paul Skilowitz Obituary, Death – Skilowitz was a well-known entrepreneur on the Treasure Coast, particularly in the maritime sector of the region’s economy. According to the archives of TCPalm, he established Bluewater Sportfishing Boats in Fort Pierce, which was a custom offshore center console builder. He served as both the owner and president of the company. According to the information provided on the company’s website, he has been working as a boat builder for more than a quarter of a century.
At approximately 2:45 p.m. on Sunday, sheriff’s officials said, Skilowitz brought the plane down on a private ranch located on Southwest 48th Terrace in the western part of the county. According to Cory Pippin, a spokeswoman for Martin County Fire Rescue, the accident site is located in the backyard of a property close to Boat Ramp Avenue. This is not too far away from the private Naked Lady Ranch Airport, which is where the jet took off from.
On the Monday, May 22, 2023, resident of Stuart, Russell Dow, examines the wreckage of a plane crash that occurred off of Traverse Street in Palm City. Dow claimed that he is a pilot in the area and that he came to check out the situation out of curiosity. On Sunday afternoon, the propeller plane went down in a collision on a private ranch close to Boat Ramp Avenue. The lone person that was in the plane, the pilot, passed away. The wreckage can be found adjacent to Traverse Street.
The crash caused the aircraft to catch fire, and county Fire Rescue crews were able to put out the flames.A bystander sustained injuries while attempting to assist the pilot who was stuck inside the aircraft. According to officials with fire rescue, he suffered only minor injuries as a result of the flames because the area was so hot. The investigation is being conducted by the state Fire Marshal.