Wednesday, March 16, 2011
King Air owned by local developer Tom Dean crashes at LGB
Beechcraft Super King Air 200 N849BM (BB-849) owned by Thomas Faye Dean, a local developer who owns most of the Los Cerritos Wetlands in southeast Long Beach crashed at 10:30am local time. It's unclear what the cause of the crash is and it's being reported that there are 5 fatalities out of the 6 people on board. Dean along with Jeff Berger and bicycle advocate Mark Bixby died in the crash. Mike Jensen who owns Pacific Retail Partners is in critical condition at Memorial Hospital. The plane was going to Salt Lake City. There will be more updates on this as the day goes on.