Alan Arant Virginia Obituary – Death: “The Tyrrell County Sheriff’s Office posted on its Facebook page that responders recovered the body of John Arant, 35 of Glade Hill, Va., and his brother, Alan Arant 36, also of Glade Hill, Va. Alan Arant was the pilot of the aircraft.”
Two brothers who died in a helicopter crash in Albemarle Sound have been identified as Alan Arant and John Arant, both of Glade Hill, Virginia. Alan Arant, 36, was the pilot of the Robinson R44 helicopter when it crashed near the mouth of the Alligator River on Monday.
They both departed Mecklenburg-Brunswick Regional Airport near South Hill, Va., With the intention of landing at Dare County Regional Airport. The cause of the accident is still under investigation.
This death has caused a lot of friends and family of Arant so much hurt. It is in that mourning spirit that the concerned persons have taken to social media to share tributes to the deceased and condolences to the affected family.
Below are the reactions from friends and other affected persons.
BREAKING: John and Alan Arant of Franklin County were recovered Thursday.
— WDBJ7 (@WDBJ7) July 22, 2021
The Tyrrell County Sheriff’s Office posted on its Facebook page that responders recovered the body of John Arant, 35 of Glade Hill, Va., and his brother, Alan Arant 36, also of Glade Hill, Va. Alan Arant was the pilot of the aircraft.
— Courtney Cortright (@Cncortright) July 23, 2021
“As many of you are aware my buddy Alan Arant and his brother Jon were flying his helicopter down here to Manteo Monday evening to meet us so we could go offshore fishing Tuesday. There was a very bad storm that came through here that lasted about 45minutes with strong winds over 40mph and heavy rain. Alan called me at 5:30 with a 1hr eta. When his helicopter didn’t arrive and his last updated location on Find my friends was directly over the Abermarle sound I contacted the authorities and they have been searching very hard since. Alan and Jon were both located this morning pearished floating in the Abemarle sound 6 miles apart. I want everyone to pray for their family and friends. This is a very hard time for so many of us I just ask that those of you that knew Alan and Jon remember all of the great times and what great men these two were. blow this post up with fun pics and memories as that’s how they would want to be remembered!”
“#BREAKING Brothers Alan and John Arant departed from the Mecklenburg Brunswick Regional Airport Monday, on their way to the Dare County Regional Airport that evening in an Robinson R44 Helicopter. They were supposed to meet friends for a fishing trip when contact was lost during a strong thunderstorm.”
“We did it big. You rolled into my life exactly when I needed you. We grew together and we also grew apart. From the bottom of my heart…Thank you for all that you’ve done for me.
Please no sorry for you loss post. I didn’t lose anything this week. We just putting things on hold for a lil while🤘🏽.
To my forever birthday buddy Alan Arant, I love you.”
“This is how I remember you Alan Arant! I am so glad to have been part of your life! We argued like brothers and we chased women like brothers! I miss you so much already just being able to call you to see how things are going. Thank you so much for all you have done for me and also all the others that care so much for you! You’re a great man and father no matter the bumps in the road we encounter. World Wide and get that money Alan Arant!! We all will miss you forever!!”
“My heart is so heavy with sadness. My heart breaks for the families and friends of Alan Arant and John Arant. I know the Franklin County, SML and Roanoke VA newspapers and tv stations will be carrying their story and I wanted VA friends to know WWAY and WECT here in NC are also remembering our friends. Several years ago my son Robby and Alan hung out together and I have fond memories of their shenanigans. May Alan and John rest in peace.”
“Glad I got to talk to u. As we talked about what u had planes for the shop and apparment over top of sorry. Another two gone so soon. RIP guys. Alan Arant”
“An ode to my friend Alan Arrant. I would like to say some funny or heartfelt things that I remember.
1.) He once told me I deserved to go on a cruise, but I couldn’t get a boyfriend so he guessed he have to be the one to do it.
2.) 7 hours into the trip to Florida
For port for the cruise he tells me he “hopes this works” bc the other person originally he signed up first was also named Elizabeth. Amos Denton was driving and thought it was hilarious. So did I. And I admired his innovation.
3.) He reinforced friendships.
4.) He would always say get in the truck
5.) He loved his friends dearly.
6.) He was generous, fun loving and judgemental lol.
7.) He was a successful business man.
8.) He could actually have female friends who were nothing more.
9.) He became a wonderful father.
RIP Alan Arant”
“The bodies of brother John Arant, 35, and Alan Arant, 36, both from Glade Hill, Va., have been found following a helicopter crash that occurred in Tyrrell County. The bodies were recovered on Thursday, July 22, 2021, after the helicopter crash on Monday, July 19, 2021.”