“The legacy of Jim Hansen, Kirk Hansen and their father Jim Hansen Sr., will be preserved and will flourish through their families and established Business Partners today, tomorrow and into the future,” a statement from the family said.
Kirk Hansen was described as an innovator. “When Kirk sees an opportunity, he learns new skills to make it happen,” Kyäni’s website said.
Jim Hansen had an attention to detail.
“Jim’s hands-on leadership enables him to understand every nuance of the business because he works shoulder to shoulder with his employees,” the website said.
There were 12 people on the plane. Three survivors were taken to Sioux Falls for treatment.
The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the crash.