MLS fan clubs mourn airplane crash victims

A woman and her two children killed when a private jet crashed into their house in Gaithersburg, Md., were members of the D.C. United supporters group, the Screaming Eagles, which has set up a fund for their family.

Marie Gemmel, 36, 7-week-old Devon and 3-year-old Cole are survived by husband and father Ken Gemmel, who along with 5-year-old daughter, Arabelle, were not at home at the time of the crash. The three persons on the plane also died.

Ken and Marie joined the Screaming Eagles in 2003.

The tragedy prompted an outpouring of condolences from around MLS. The fund can be accessed HERE.

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