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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 31, 1988
A federal judge Tuesday ruled that the court should take custody of the estate of William Kramer, the private pilot whose plane collided with an Aeromexico jetliner over Cerritos in 1986. The judge found that the estate, which wanted to remove itself from the litigation, has admitted "some liability" in the disaster that resulted in 82 deaths. U.S.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 25, 1988
The pilot of a small plane who violated restricted airspace seconds after the Aug. 31, 1986, midair collision of an Aeromexico jetliner and another small plane was dismissed Tuesday as a defendant in about 25 lawsuits filed after the crash. U.S. District Judge David V. Kenyon ruled that pilot Roland Paul Furman of Fullerton did not endanger the two planes that collided over Cerritos, near where Furman was flying.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 12, 1988
The city of Cerritos is ranked the country's most ethnically diverse community, according to a study that ranks Los Angeles County sixth, behind Manhattan and several San Francisco Bay Area counties. The Bay Area, with five of the 10 most ethnically diverse counties in the nation, topped the regional list in the study conducted by two Cal State Northridge researchers and released by the Assn. of American Geographers.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 4, 1987 | STEVEN R. CHURM, Times Staff Writer
Never in a thousand years, Lesa Rusch figured, could it happen again in the skies over Cerritos. Then came the 6 o'clock news this week, and word that it nearly did. In stunned silence, Rusch listened to the report of a near collision between an Aeromexico jetliner and a small plane on Saturday--five months to the day after she and her fiance stood horrified in their front yard and watched the burning wreckage of a midair collision destroy much of their neighborhood.
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September 8, 1986 | STEVEN R. CHURM and RALPH FRAMMOLINO, Times Staff Writers
They were the lucky ones: the housewife out grocery shopping, the teen-ager at church and the boy lying in his bed who managed to break through a window to safety. They survived the firestorm that destroyed their tranquil Cerritos neighborhood when an Aeromexico DC-9 jetliner slammed into the houses along Ashworth Place, Holmes Avenue and Reva Circle, sending sheets of flaming jet fuel everywhere.
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September 3, 1986 | TED THACKREY JR. and ERIC MALNIC, Times Staff Writers
The pilot of an Aeromexico DC-9 apparently had no advance warning that he was in danger of colliding with a small private airplane, and witnesses said neither aircraft appeared to turn or take evasive action before their disastrous crash 6,500 feet above Cerritos, federal officials said Tuesday. Dr.
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