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December 17, 1993 | REBECCA TROUNSON and JEFFREY A. PERLMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The crash of a private jet in which the two top executives of the In-N-Out Burger chain were killed Wednesday afternoon may have been caused by heavy turbulence from a Boeing 757 landing just ahead of it at John Wayne Airport, federal investigators said Thursday. The fiery crash into a field next to the Santa Ana Auto Mall also killed three others aboard the plane, but no one was hurt on the ground. The crash occurred at the height of the evening rush hour. In-N-Out President Richard A.
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December 17, 1993 | GEORGE WHITE and GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The Wednesday airplane crash death of In-N-Out Burgers Inc. President Rich Snyder presents the family-owned fast-food chain with a leadership challenge and transition questions at a strategic time in the company's 45-year history. In-N-Out is in the final stages of transferring its headquarters from Baldwin Park to Irvine, a transition scheduled for completion in February. Now, however, the more difficult transition involves unexpected changes in management and control.
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December 17, 1993 | DAVE LESHER and GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
He hated trends. He fell behind the times. He broke most of the traditional business rules. Yet he created one of the largest family-owned restaurant chains in America. The story of how Richard A. Snyder built the In-N-Out Burger Co. from his father's meager start into a competitor with the fast-food giants is one of those rare inspirational tales about a man who did it his way. He could have gone public with the company and made millions more--bankers were constantly urging him to.
BUSINESS
December 17, 1993 | GEORGE WHITE and GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The Wednesday airplane crash death of In-N-Out President Rich Snyder presents the family-owned fast food chain with a leadership challenge and transition questions at a strategic time in the company's 45-year history. In-N-Out is in the final stages of transferring its headquarters from Baldwin Park to Irvine, a transition scheduled for completion in February, 1994. Now, however, the more difficult transition involves unexpected changes in management and control.
BUSINESS
December 17, 1993 | GEORGE WHITE and GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The Wednesday airplane crash death of In-N-Out President Rich Snyder presents the family-owned fast food chain with a leadership challenge and transition questions at a strategic time in the company's 45-year history. In-N-Out is in the final stages of transferring its headquarters from Baldwin Park to Irvine, a transition scheduled for completion in February, 1994. Now, however, the more difficult transition involves unexpected changes in management and control.
NEWS
December 17, 1993 | REBECCA TROUNSON and JEFFREY A. PERLMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The fatal crash of a private jet into a field next to the Santa Ana Auto Mall may have been caused by heavy turbulence from a Boeing 757 landing just ahead of it at John Wayne Airport, federal investigators said Thursday. The fiery crash at the height of the Wednesday evening rush hour killed two top executives of the In-N-Out Burger chain and three others aboard the private plane, but no one was hurt on the ground. In-N-Out President Richard A.
BUSINESS
December 17, 1993 | GEORGE WHITE and GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The Wednesday airplane crash death of In-N-Out Burgers Inc. President Rich Snyder presents the family-owned fast-food chain with a leadership challenge and transition questions at a strategic time in the company's 45-year history. In-N-Out is in the final stages of transferring its headquarters from Baldwin Park to Irvine, a transition scheduled for completion in February. Now, however, the more difficult transition involves unexpected changes in management and control.
BUSINESS
January 7, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
In-N-Out Burger Names New President: Co-founder Esther Snyder has taken over as president of the family-owned fast-food company following the death of her son Richard A. Snyder in a Dec. 15 plane crash. Guy Snyder, a company vice president and Esther Snyder's elder son, has been chosen for the new position of chairman, and Christina Snyder, Richard's widow, has joined the privately held, Baldwin Park-based company's board.
NEWS
December 27, 1993 | JODI WILGOREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In addition to fire and rain that plagued the county in 1993 came several disasters both startling and deadly: * Two top executives of the In-N-Out Burger fast-food chain, a consultant to the company, and two veteran pilots died in the crash of a twin-engine corporate jet near the Santa Ana Auto Mall on Dec. 15. Investigators say the pilots may have lost control of the plane because of wake turbulence from a Boeing 757. Richard A.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 22, 1993 | ANNA CEKOLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Under a beautiful sunny sky with the Pacific Ocean filling the horizon, friends and family of Jack Sims gathered Tuesday to celebrate his life, lost so suddenly last week in a private plane crash next to the Santa Ana Auto Mall. Sims, 47, a Placentia public relations and marketing consultant, was among five people, including the two top executives of the In-N-Out Burger chain, killed in the crash last Wednesday.
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December 17, 1993 | REBECCA TROUNSON and JEFFREY A. PERLMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The fatal crash of a private jet into a field next to the Santa Ana Auto Mall may have been caused by heavy turbulence from a Boeing 757 landing just ahead of it at John Wayne Airport, federal investigators said Thursday. The fiery crash at the height of the Wednesday evening rush hour killed two top executives of the In-N-Out Burger chain and three others aboard the private plane, but no one was hurt on the ground. In-N-Out President Richard A.
NEWS
December 17, 1993 | DAVE LESHER and GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
He hated trends. He fell behind the times. He broke most of the traditional business rules. Yet he created one of the largest family-owned restaurant chains in America. The story of how Richard A. Snyder built the In-N-Out Burger Co. from his father's meager start into a competitor with the fast-food giants is one of those rare inspirational tales about a man who did it his way. He could have gone public with the company and made millions more--bankers were constantly urging him to.
NEWS
December 17, 1993 | REBECCA TROUNSON and JEFFREY A. PERLMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The crash of a private jet in which the two top executives of the In-N-Out Burger chain were killed Wednesday afternoon may have been caused by heavy turbulence from a Boeing 757 landing just ahead of it at John Wayne Airport, federal investigators said Thursday. The fiery crash into a field next to the Santa Ana Auto Mall also killed three others aboard the plane, but no one was hurt on the ground. The crash occurred at the height of the evening rush hour. In-N-Out President Richard A.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 24, 1993 | JODI WILGOREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In an upbeat service punctuated by pop music and occasional bursts of laughter, about 2,000 people gathered Thursday to eulogize three of the men killed in last week's plane crash as friends who loved their families, loved God and loved to play practical jokes. The pastor called them "The Three Musketeers." Friends, relatives and co-workers shared remembrances and poignant anecdotes. Sobs mixed with giggles and loud applause. And throughout the two-hour tribute, the smiling faces of Richard A.
NEWS
December 17, 1993 | REBECCA TROUNSON and GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The two top executives of In-N-Out Burgers were aboard a chartered jet Wednesday evening when it crashed near a crowded Santa Ana auto mall, apparently breaking a longstanding rule they had about not flying together. All five people on board died. The fiery crash, at the height of the evening rush hour, took the lives of Richard A. Snyder, 41, president of the family-owned hamburger chain and a well-known Republican activist; Philip R.
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