PHOENIX (FOX 10) -- The family of a man who was seriously hurt following a fiery plane crash in North Phoenix Tuesday has confirmed the man's identity to FOX 10.
According to the man's family, the victim's name is Mark Brandemuehl, a 50-year-old who works as a senior vice president for a company called the Nevada Nanotech System. The man was heading to Nevada before the crash.
Brandemuehl is in the Maricopa County Burn Unit with 2nd and 3rd-degree burns. He was the only person onboard the single-engine Mooney M-20, and was heading from Scottsdale to Carson City, Nevada when for some reason, he circled back toward Deer Valley Airport. He later crashed on Deer Valley Road.
BREAKING: The family of the pilot who crashed small plane in North Phoenix confirms he is Mark Brandemuehl. The 50-year-old is the Senior VP of Sales and Marketing for Nevada Nanotech Systems. He’s based in the Bay Area and was headed to NV before the crash. #fox10phoenix pic.twitter.com/prALKRH1hc— Justin Lum Fox 10 (@jlumfox10) June 13, 2019