CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 25, 1998 |
His 100-year-old grandmother told him he was crazy. His former wife didn't like the idea either, but David Heller was fulfilling a lifelong dream of learning to fly. Heller had only six weeks of instruction left and was flying solo when his rented Cessna 152 flipped on approach to John Wayne Airport on Tuesday, killing him instantly. Heller, a Laguna Hills resident and vice president of a credit card company in Anaheim, would have turned 50 on Monday.