Articles Tagged With ‘Airplanes’




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California pilot arrested for flying under the influence

After the left wing of a plane he was flying clipped a stop sign Monday evening, deputies arrested a pilot for flying under the influence. The pilot failed a sobriety test after he landed his... (Continue reading)

Two die in plane crash near Fresno

A small experimental aircraft barely made it off a northwest Fresno runway Monday afternoon before crashing, snapping in half and landing partially submerged in the San Joaquin River. Both people on board died. [KFSN] The... (Continue reading)

Plane makes emergency landing in Pozo

A pilot escaped uninjured after making an emergency landing Monday in Pozo. The plane landed on an abandoned private dirt runway. [KSBY] Around 10:30 a.m., a single-engine, four-seater Mooney took off from San Luis Obispo... (Continue reading)

Two die as homebuilt plane crashes in Ventura County

A homebuilt plane crashed in a lemon orchard in Ventura County Saturday afternoon, killing both of the people onboard. The crash occurred in Santa Paula, just north of the city of Ventura. [KABC] On the... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria company plans to lay off 168 employees

By John Lindt, publisher of Sierra 2 the Sea Santa Maria’s largest private employer, French-owned Zodiac Aerospace, will lay off 168 workers on June 22, according to a state notice published this week. The company... (Continue reading)

Driver fleeing CHP crashes into warplane and dies

A driver fleeing CHP officers rammed through a gate at a Central Valley naval base and crashed into a fighter jet. The crash killed both the male driver and a female passenger. [ABC News] Late... (Continue reading)

Family of five dies in Bakersfield plane crash

Five members of a Northern California family died Saturday when their small plane crashed in an almond orchard near Bakersfield. Both parents, two daughters and a son died in the crash. [Mercury News] The family... (Continue reading)

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... (Continue reading)

Plane crash victims’ questionable pasts

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.... (Continue reading)

Pilot killed in Central Coast 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... (Continue reading)



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