Yorba Linda plane crash: 4 victims killed inside home identified

YORBA LINDA, Calif. -- Four people who were killed when a small plane crashed into a Yorba Linda home were identified Wednesday.

They were identified as Roy Lee Anderson, 85, of Yorba Linda; Dahlia Marlies Leber Anderson, 68, of Yorba Linda; Stacie Norene Leber, 48, of Corona; and Donald Paul Elliott, 58, of Norco.

All four were having a Super Bowl party at the residence on Sunday when around 2 p.m., a small twin-engine Cessna smashed into the home on Canyon Drive, causing a massive fire to ignite.

Authorities said the aircraft had climbed about 7,800 feet before it made a sudden decline toward the ground. Video footage from witnesses showed the plane falling through clouds and then bursting into flames midair.
The pilot, identified as 75-year-old Antonio Pastini, was also killed in the crash.

Pastini was initially identified as a former Chicago police officer, but it was later determined he was carrying false credentials and a badge that was reported lost in 1978.

The investigation is ongoing.
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