Oceano plane crash victims flew from Santa Maria airport
January 18, 2014
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 Harbor, Wash. was the pilot. The name of his passenger has not yet been released.
Casey was an experienced pilot who has flown for American Airlines and also raced planes in a sports class division.
Since the crash, emergency personnel have been searching for the plane and the victims.