RIO LINDA, Calif. (KTVU) - A pilot killed in a plane crash yesterday in Sacramento County was a longtime dentist with offices in the Bay Area.
71 year-old Marshall Michaelian led Bay Area Endo-dontics, with practices in Daly City, San Mateo, Sunnyvale and Los Gatos.
He also flew for Angel Flight, an organization that gives free air transportation in response to health care and other human needs.
He was killed when his small, single engine plane crashed into the backyard of a home in Rio Linda.
Witnesses saw the plane flying low, before hitting a power pole, some trees, and finally crashing into a chicken coop.
Several neighbors rushed over to help.
No one on the ground was hurt.
The NTSB and FAA are investigating the deadly crash.