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USPilot killed in small-plane crash at Fullerton Municipal Airport

10:45  19 april  2019
10:45  19 april  2019 Source:   latimes.com

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A small plane crashed into a home in California on Sunday, killing the pilot and four others, US officials say. The pilot was the Cessna 414A's only occupant, and a source told the Los Angeles Times the man had flown frequently out of the Fullerton Municipal Airport .

A small plane crashed into a suburban Southern California house on Sunday, killing five people and injuring two others, authorities said. The Federal Aviation Administration said the twin-engine Cessna 414A crashed in Yorba Linda shortly after taking off from the Fullerton Municipal Airport .

Pilot killed in small-plane crash at Fullerton Municipal Airport© Provided by McClatchy-Tribune Information Services

The pilot of the small plane that crashed Thursday evening at Fullerton Municipal Airport died in the accident, authorities said.

The pilot was the only person on board, a spokesman with the Federal Aviation Administration said. The pilot was pronounced dead at the scene.

The twin-engine, six-seat Beechcraft Duke crashed under unknown circumstances while departing from Runway 24.

The plane was traveling about 80 mph and had just left the ground when it veered left, crashed and exploded, Fullerton Fire Department Division Chief Kathy Schaeffer said at a news conference.

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Editor's Note: The pilot who was killed in the crash was falsely identified as a former Chicago officer by officials and a woman who said she was his daughter. The 1981 twin-engine Cessna 414A took off from Fullerton Municipal Airport about 10 minutes before the crash , according to National

The debris field from a small plane crash a day earlier covered several blocks with one home catching fire. The pilot and four people on the ground died. 3. Two others on the ground were injured. Pastini took off alone in his 38-year-old airplane from Fullerton Municipal Airport at 1:39 p.m. en route to

The pilot had filed a flight plan from Fullerton to Heber City Municipal Airport in Utah.

The crash was reported about 7:50 p.m., KTLA-TV Channel 5 reported.

Fullerton Airport is the only general aviation airport in Orange County and is adjacent to the 5 and 91 freeways.

The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the crash.

City News Services contributed to this report.

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