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King Air Crashes on Departure from LGB - 5 Dead

LONG BEACH (KTLA) -- A twin engine plane crashed and exploded into a fireball at Long Beach Airport, killing up to five people, authorities said. The accident happened at 10:30 a.m. as the plane was taking off for Salt Lake City, according to Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor. A witness reported seeing a large fireball after the impact, Gregor said. There are unconfirmed reports from the scene that as many as all five people on board may have died in the crash. Long Beach… ( More...

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sbirch 0
N849BM is the registration.
mark tufts 0
my sympathy to the families
lvdudeman 0
RIP my friend, my son and I flew with the pilot in this plane in Jan.
Ed Boggs 0
Prayers are being sent to the families...
Pete Russell 0
my sympathy tothe familliues
Burt Lee 0
My sympathy and prayers to the families.
bandito 0
King Air 200 will do that if you forget to pull the control yoke pin.
Gustavo Rios 0
What type of aircraft was it?
bandito 0
King air-200. Im flying one today.
Ken Martin 0
My sympathy to the families & God be with you in your time of sorrow.
Karen Hamilton 0
My thoughts and prayers are with the families. God be with you.
Robert West 0
I used to work at this airport.I still feel like a member of the avaition community there. My condolences to to the families and friends.
My thoughts and prayers of comfort extend to the families of the lost and injured. These events happen with incredible swiftness and are not expected.
Peter Bartz 0
My sympathy to the families & God be with you in your time of sorrow.
David Reed 0
May God give the families the peace that passes all understanding, my prayers are with you.
lionel cren 0
may their souls rest in peace and all my sympathy to the families from south africa


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