Pinal County Medical Examiner Positively Identifies Victims of Plane Crash


Crash at Casa Grande Airport Under Federal Investigation

FLORENCE, AZ – On Wednesday at approximately 11:30 AM, a Beechcraft King Air twin engine turboprop aircraft crashed just north of the runway at Casa Grande airport. The crash occurred on airport property.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and the Federal Aviation Administration.

The Pinal County Medical Examiner has officially identified the two men killed in the accident. They are:

  • Stephen J. Stafford, 51, of Green Valley, AZ. Stafford was a certified flight instructor with many years of flying experience.
  • Del V. Steinbronn, 65, of Tucson, AZ. Steinbronn was a retired private practice urologist who also had many years of flight experience.

Both men died of injuries sustained from the impact of the crash, according to the forensic evidence examined by medical examiners.

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