March 17, 2011—At approximately 10:30 a.m. at the Long Beach Municipal Airport when a twin engine plane was taking off it crashed killing five people and leaving one survivor. Steve Yamamoto spokesman for the Long Beach Fire Department stated the one survivor was transported to the hospital by paramedics.
The twin engine Beachcraft King Air is believed by the Federal Aviation Administration according to spokesman Ian Gregor to have been owned by a Los Angeles based Corporation. Gragor stated that upon take off the plane crashed in the northwest portion of the grounds, during the Long Beach Municipal Airport crash, bursting into flames. Witnesses stated they saw a fireball upon impact.
The National Traffic Safety Bureau and Federal Aviation Administration will be investigating the cause of the crash of the twin engine plane that has the capacity to carry up to thirteen people.
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