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Plane headed to SLO crashes

A plane headed to San Luis Obispo crashed Friday while trying to make an emergency landing on Highway 166. Shortly after 10:30 a.m., the pilot radioed the San Luis Obispo airport to report the plane was having engine trouble. Emergency... (Continue reading)

Gilroy plane crash kills two

A small plane crashed in Northern California over the weekend, apparently killing the two people on board. [Mercury News] The Cessna 140 aircraft took off from an airport near Hollister Saturday afternoon but failed to reach its destination. That evening... (Continue reading)

Pilots in Virgin Galactic crash were Cal Poly alums

The two men piloting a test spaceflight that crashed in the Mojave Desert on Friday are Cal Poly alums who graduated from the university’s aerospace engineering program. [KSBY] Michael Alsbury, 39, and Peter Siebold, 43, were flying the Virgin Galactic... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles plane crash victims identified

Two Paso Robles men died Saturday morning when the single engine plane they had just taken off in crashed near Vineyard Drive. John Warren, 66, was piloting the plane belonging to his passenger Robert Berg, 82. They were the only... (Continue reading)

Two men killed in Paso Robles plane crash

A single engine plane crashed Saturday morning near Vineyard and Fair Hills roads in the Paso Robles area killing two men, according to Cal Fire. Shortly after 10 a.m., the plane took off from a private air strip at a... (Continue reading)

Divers find plane debris off Oceano

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s divers found debris Sunday from a plane that crashed off the coast of Oceano in January. On Jan. 14, a plane flown by David Casey, 63, of Friday Harbor Wash. crashed off the coast of... (Continue reading)

Passenger likely identified in Oceano plane crash

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office has identified the passenger on board a plane that crashed off the coast of Oceano on Jan. 14 as 52-year-old Alan George Gaynor of Los Angeles. Earlier this week, the sheriff’s office suspended... (Continue reading)

Sheriff considering abandoning search for missing plane

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s dive team is contemplating abandoning the search for a missing plane that went down off the coast of Oceano last Tuesday with two people aboard. For the past six days, the department utilized sonar... (Continue reading)

Oceano plane crash victims flew from Santa Maria airport

The plane that crashed off the coast of Oceano Tuesday left the Santa Maria airport at about 1:30 p.m. with two people aboard. On Friday, the FAA confirmed two people were killed in the crash. David Casey, 63, of Friday... (Continue reading)

Plane crash victim possibly identified

The owner of a small plane that crashed into the Pacific Ocean near Oceano on Tuesday has been identified as 63-year-old David Brian Casey of Friday Harbor, Wash. The San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s Department said in a press release Wednesday... (Continue reading)



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