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Santa Barbara aviation workers killed in plane crash


Two Santa Barbara aviation workers died in a plane crash Saturday afternoon in the San Bernardino mountains. [KCOY] Friends have identified the victims as Bob Trimble and Terri Day. Both Trimble and Day worked at avionics and engineering firm Accurate... (Continue reading)

Plane crash victims’ questionable pasts

Santa Barbara plane crash

By KAREN VELIE Exclusive: The two men identified in a plane crash in the backcountry of Santa Barbara have been identified as a San Diego pilot and a businessman, both of whom have questionable backgrounds. The pilot, David Keith Martz, 58,... (Continue reading)

Second person killed in Central Coast plane crash

Santa Barbara plane crash

A second person died in a Thursday night plane crash in a remote area of Santa Barbara County. The plane reportedly took off from an airport in  San Luis Obispo County en route to San Diego. Authorities found the body... (Continue reading)

Pilot killed in Central Coast plane crash

Santa Barbara plane crash

The pilot of a small plane that reportedly took off in San Luis Obispo died in a crash in a remote area of Santa Barbara County Thursday night. Authorities have yet to determine the identity of the pilot. Responders were... (Continue reading)

Plane leaves SLO, crashes in Santa Barbara County

A small plane that reportedly departed from San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport crashed late Thursday night in Santa Barbara County. [KSBY] At least one person was on the Cessna 182 when it crashed, authorities say. It is not yet... (Continue reading)

Plane crashes into Orcutt strawberry field

A small plane crash-landed into a strawberry field in Orcutt on Saturday afternoon. Shortly before noon, a man attempted to land the Piper Cherokee Arrow in a field near Clark Avenue and Highway 101 after experiencing mechanical failure. A father,... (Continue reading)

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)

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