Richard Heard

 

Age: 49

 

Summary: managing director of Birmingham (England) International Airport who was influential in the city-region and nationally as he worked to promote Birmingham as a global city.

 

 

Cause of Death: Crushed to death by a falling tree branch during a gale-force windstorm

 

Born: February 27, 1957

 

Died: January 18, 2007

 

Location: Bridgnorth, Shropshire, England