Articles Tagged With ‘Airplanes’

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 of the pilot. Responders were... (Continue reading)

CHP plane chases car through North County

A California Highway Patrol airplane chased a pair of burglary suspects through North County as they fled by car at speeds of more than 100 mph. Corona residents Derek Masaru Wolfe, 40, and Marissa Elena Mize, 23, led law enforcement... (Continue reading)

Airline cuts flights from SLO airport in half

By KAREN VELIE The breadth of SkyWest Airlines’ changes at the San Luis Obispo Airport became a lot clearer this week with the airline cutting the number of flights coming into and out of the airport by more than half.... (Continue reading)

Pay TSA, keep your clothes on

Travelers can now pay the U.S. Transportation Security Administration $85 and avoid the hassle of taking off shoes and jackets and removing laptops from cases at airports. [KCOY] The TSA Pre-Check program currently allows select passengers to receive expedited screening... (Continue reading)

Airplane door falls on motel roof

The door of a small private plane fell off and landed on a Monterey Hotel on Thursday without the pilot or motel occupants noticing. [Californian] At about 3 p.m., the pilot took off from the Monterey Regional Airport and flew... (Continue reading)

Plane lands on Highway 101 in Gaviota

A single-engine plane flown by a 25-year-old pilot made an emergency landing on Highway 101 in Gaviota on Friday afternoon. At about 4:30 p.m., the pilot noticed he was out of fuel and landed the plane on the southbound lane.... (Continue reading)

Plane makes emergency landing at SLO airport

A plane was forced to make an emergency landing at the San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport Sunday because the landing gear was not operational. Airport emergency personnel, Cal Fire and the San Luis Obispo Fire Department responded to the... (Continue reading)

Domestic drone use under scrutiny

California lawmakers are taking a close look at establishment of testing sites for domestically-deployed unmanned aircraft — drones — with the notion of reviving the state’s declining aerospace industry. (Sacramento Bee) The use of such technology for domestic purposes is... (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)