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King Air Crashes on Departure from LGB - 5 Dead

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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… (www.ktla.com) More...

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sbirch
sbirch 0
N849BM is the registration.

http://flightaware.com/photos/view/563408-56fabc658a57c0e2b25ab0078ca0639c1277e973/aircrafttype/BE20
sheka
mark tufts 0
my sympathy to the families
lvdudeman
lvdudeman 0
RIP my friend, my son and I flew with the pilot in this plane in Jan.
JetMek
Ed Boggs 0
Prayers are being sent to the families...
Russellss
Pete Russell 0
my sympathy tothe familliues
BurtLee
Burt Lee 0
My sympathy and prayers to the families.
bandito
bandito 0
King Air 200 will do that if you forget to pull the control yoke pin.
Gurica
Gustavo Rios 0
What type of aircraft was it?
bandito
bandito 0
King air-200. Im flying one today.
amiee
Ken Martin 0
My sympathy to the families & God be with you in your time of sorrow.
kmhami
Karen Hamilton 0
My thoughts and prayers are with the families. God be with you.
Yankee1
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.
flugmann
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.
violator1
Peter Bartz 0
My sympathy to the families & God be with you in your time of sorrow.
skyking007
David Reed 0
May God give the families the peace that passes all understanding, my prayers are with you.
lionelcren
lionel cren 0
may their souls rest in peace and all my sympathy to the families from south africa

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