Big Bear, Ca, February 3, 2011, 12:00pm – The following is an update about Jose Flores-Cortez, who crashed his plane into two Big Bear City homes on January 30th.  Flores- Cortez is the President of Tower General Contractors Inc., which is the largest minority-owned General Contractor Company in Los Angeles County.  Mr. Flores, was the aircraft’s only occupant, and was transported to  Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, where he is currently in critical condition, and expected to make a full recovery.  The aircraft Flores was piloting was a Piper Twin Comanche registered to Tower General Contractors.  The plane developed engine trouble shortly after takeoff, and according to the FAA, Flores was attempting to turn the plane around and return to the airport when his plane crashed into two houses.  No one on the ground was injured, however two houses were badly damaged.

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