Who is Encore Motors owner John Rumpel?

THE family of a prominent Donald Trump donor have died in a plane crash over Washington DC.

John Rumpel’s daughter, granddaughter and nanny all died in the impact – who is John and who was his family?

Rumpel was an avid supporter of Trump


Rumpel was an avid supporter of TrumpPhoto credit: Facebook

Who is John Rumpel?

John Rumpel is a Florida-based businessman and owner of Encore Motors.

He made headlines for donating hundreds of thousands of dollars to Trump’s 2020 election and the NRA.

He is also interested in real estate and has several luxury properties in Florida and elsewhere.

What happened in the Virginia plane crash?

After departing from a Tennessee airport, a private plane carrying John’s daughter, granddaughter, her nanny and a pilot flew to Long Island.

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Flight tracking devices showed an erratic course and the plane turned back towards Washington DC.

An F-16 pilot was dispatched and caused a sonic boom that reached the plane where the pilot was knocked out.

The plane then descended at a speed of 30,000 feet per minute before crashing into a forested mountain area in Virginia.

Who is John Rumpel’s wife Barbara?

John’s wife, Barbara, is a businesswoman and a member of the NRA Women’s Leadership Forum in Florida.

She shared a heartbreaking post about her family’s involvement in the plane crash.

Barbara commented on a Facebook post: “My family is gone, my daughter and my granddaughter.”

What did John Rumpel say about the Virginia plane crash?

John said his entire family was on board the plane.

He said The Washington Post that his “entire family” was on board, including a daughter, grandchild and nanny.

“We don’t know anything about the crash,” he continued.

“We are speaking to the FAA now. … I have to keep the line clear.”

His daughter and granddaughter died tragically


His daughter and granddaughter died tragicallyPhoto credit: Facebook


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