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Big Bear City plane crash pilot ID'd

A small plane crashed into a Big Bear home near Mountain View Boulevard, hurting the pilot and a person inside the home.

January 31, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
The pilot who survived a plane crash in Big Bear City on Saturday has been identified.

Nato Flores' twin engine Piper slammed into a house just after taking off from Big Bear City Airport.

Flores is expected to recover.

A resident in the house had minor injuries.

Flores is the president of Los Angeles-based Tower General Contractors, one of the biggest construction firms in California.

Flores was the only person aboard the small aircraft.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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