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Peter Tomarken, Host of “Press Your Luck” and Wife Die in Plane Crash, another Still Missing

Small Plane Crashes in Calif., One Dead

Rescue crews pulled a plane crash victim alive from Santa Monica Bay Press Your Luckand found the body of another after a small plane went down Monday morning. A third person was believed to be missing in the water, officials said.

(AP via Yahoo News)

UPDATE I: Small plane crashes in Santa Monica Bay; 2 dead, 1 missing

A man and a woman pulled from the water both died, said Inspector Peter tomarkenJohn Mancha of the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

Rescue boats and divers searching for the third person believed to be aboard the plane were clustered about a half-mile southwest of Santa Monica Pier where the plane went down in about 19 feet of water.

UPDATE II:The host of one of the more fun games shoes of the 1980′s “Press Your Luck,” Peter Tomarken, and his wife were killed when their small plane crashed into Santa Monica Bay. There is also another missing from the crash.

Coroner’s officials identified the two bodies late Monday afternoon.

The plane was on a volunteer medical transport flight to San Diego to pick up a passenger who needed treatment at UCLA Medical Center. Pressyourluck 3

The Beech A-36 went down 200 yards offshore about 9:35 a.m. while apparently trying to return to Santa Monica Airport because of engine trouble.

(News 10)

Peter Tomarken was the host of one of the most popular game shows that had a cult following like no other. Big Bucks, big bucks … no whammies. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Tomarken, Rest in Peace.

March 14th, 2006 at 12:47am Posted by | Found Deceased, Missing | one comment

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