A woman from Harmony, Minn. has confirmed that her fiance was one of the victims in Sunday’s plane crash. Darla Reynolds said Monday that the man’s name is Mike Fjetland, 51, a successful and prominent Minnesota businessman.
Reynolds told The Los Alamos Monitor that the last text he sent to her was on Sunday morning. It said he was about to take off from the Los Alamos County Airport to fly to Chandler, Ariz.
She said they have a house in Stellar Airpark and she was going to join him later. With Fjetland was his longtime friend and business partner, Kevin Burrs of Corwith, Iowa.
Susan Burrs, Kevin’s wife, later confirmed to the Los Alamos Monitor that crash authorities contacted her earlier about her husband.
“He was a great man, always willing to help everybody, and always did help everybody,” Susan Burrs said. “He was called on quite a bit by his friends and family.”
Susan Burrs also said Burrs was a good dad to his two sons. She added that he worked as a design engineer and that he too was looking forward to the trip with his best friend.