Articles Tagged With ‘Plane crash’

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)

Search for missing Solvang pilot still delayed

A search for a missing Solvang pilot whose single-engine airplane apparently crashed near Yosemite National Park’s Half Dome will be resumed in June, park officials said. [Santa Maria Times] Nicol Wilson’s 1966 Mooney M20F disappeared from radar Dec. 17 after... (Continue reading)

67-year-old crash lands into vineyard

A 67-year-old Novato man crashed landed his plane into a Sonoma County vineyard on Saturday and then walked away unhurt. [SanFranciscoChronicle] Patrick Bell took off from Petaluma Airport and was flying over unincorporated Bennetts Valley when he discovered that his... (Continue reading)

Plane crashes at Paso Robles airport

A single engine aircraft crashed at the Paso Robles Airport Monday afternoon while attempting to land and take off again without coming to a stop. Paso Robles firefighters responded to the crash after the failed touch and go maneuver around... (Continue reading)

Plane crashes into the Oceano Dunes, one dead

A small plane crashed into the Oceano Dunes on Wednesday at about 4:20 p.m. [KSBY] The pilot, the only person aboard, died in the crash. The San Luis Obispo County Coroner is on the scene. CalCoastNews will provide more information... (Continue reading)

Plane crashes off shore of Morro Bay

Two men in a plane that crashed into the Pacific Ocean north of Morro Bay were pulled from the wreckage by a coast guard team in a helicopter Sunday afternoon. A 70-year-old father and his 30-year-old-son were on their way... (Continue reading)

SLO pilot blamed for plane crash

Federal investigator said three pilot errors including running an engine out of gas caused a plane to crash last February in San Bernardino. [PressEnterprise] The pilot Lonny Rollins, 39, of San Luis Obispo and his passenger and pilot Greg Fitzgerald,... (Continue reading)