Captain Joe Townsend grew up and attended college in West Palm Beach, Florida. Geared toward airplanes from a young age, he became a private jet captain at age 23. He then went on to become a captain for US Airways; he married his long-time sweetheart, Kelley, and they had two children—Laura Lee and Tara Nicole. Since his dramatic survival of the devastating plane crash that took his family, Joe has been on medical long-term disability from US Airways. He has been happily married to his new wife, Carol, since September of 2001.
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