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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)

Body found after plane crashes off Oceano

A small plane crashed into the Pacific Ocean near Oceano on Tuesday afternoon killing at least one person. Shortly after 2 a.m., witnesses reported what sounded like an explosion and an aircraft going down. A team of emergency responders from... (Continue reading)

John Madonna in Bakersfield plane crash

John Madonna and a Bakersfield man walked away after the homemade aircraft they were flying crashed into a corn field on Sunday afternoon southwest of Bakersfield. The light aircraft the 56-year-old son of Alex Madonna and 42-year-old Shilo Staib were... (Continue reading)

SLO resident identified as plane crash victim

Friends and relatives have indentified the victim of a fatal plane crash Monday as San Luis Obispo resident Scott Metzger. Metzger, 44, crashed his twin-engine plane around 1 p.m. Monday into an unoccupied Fed Ex truck parked on Granada Drive... (Continue reading)

Man killed in San Luis Obispo plane crash

One man was killed when his twin-engine plane crashed into a truck parked in front of a chemical building in San Luis Obispo shortly after taking off from the airport on Monday afternoon. At about 1 p.m., the plane crashed... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo man’s plane crashes into a home

Two men flying a plane from San Luis Obispo to Seattle for a business trip crashed into a home in Eatonville, Washington on Thursday at around 5 p.m. Both men were treated at the scene and released. The Cessna 172,... (Continue reading)



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