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Pilot who crashed into Southern California home was retired Chicago cop

LOS ANGELES - Authorities on Monday identified the pilot whose plane crashed into a Yorba Linda home, killing four people inside over the weekend, as 75-year-old Antonio Pastini.

Julia Ackley, a Torrance resident and one of Pastini's daughters, said in a brief interview with the Los Angeles Times that her father was a veteran pilot who regularly flew to

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