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Authorities: 5 Dead In Midair Collision Of Small Planes

A federal investigator says the death toll in Sunday’s midair collision in Southern California has risen to five.

08/16/2015

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NTSB, FAA Investigate Cause Of Deadly Banner-Towing Airplane Crash In Compton

The Compton/Woodley Airport reopened on Monday after a pilot was killed when a small, banner-towing airplane crashed during takeoff.

08/10/2015

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Pilot Killed When Single-Engine Plane Crashes In Compton

Authorities say one person has been killed as a result of a small plane crash in Compton.

08/09/2015

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Pilot, Passenger Found Dead In Wreckage Of Small Plane Crash North Of Ojai

A pilot and passenger have been found dead in the wreckage of a small airplane that crashed in a remote area of Southern California.

08/07/2015

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Pilot Dies After Small Plane Crashes Near Ojai

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will conduct an investigation on Friday into the circumstances surrounding a deadly plane crash that occurred near Ojai.

08/07/2015

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NTSB: Unseated Carburetor Part Probable Cause Of Harrison Ford Plane Crash

The main metering jet of the carburetor of a plane Harrison Ford was piloting had become unseated, resulting in loss of engine power and forcing the actor to land the plane hard in a Santa Monica golf course.

08/06/2015

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FAA Investigates Deadly Plane Crash In Riverside

The Federal Aviation Administration investigated a single-engine plane crash on Monday that killed a pilot in a neighborhood in Riverside.

07/27/2015

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Oscar-Winning Composer James Horner’s Death Confirmed, Ruled Accidental

A California medical examiner’s office has confirmed that Oscar-winning composer James Horner was the pilot killed in a plane crash this week, and the death has been ruled an accident.

06/25/2015

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Agent Confirms Oscar-Winning Composer James Horner Died In Plane Crash

The agent for James Horner confirmed Tuesday that the oscar-winning film composer died in a plane crash north of Santa Barbara on Monday.

06/23/2015

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Plane Registered To Film Composer James Horner Crashes North Of Santa Barbara

The pilot of a small aircraft, which is believed to have been registered to famed film composer James Horner, was killed when the plane crashed into a remote area about 60 miles north of Santa Barbara on Monday.

06/22/2015

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USC Expert Concerned About Reaction To Alps Plane Crash

University of Southern California aviation expert Michael Barr is concerned about the flying public’s response to news that Tuesday’s Germanwings jetliner crash in the French Alps was a willful act.

03/26/2015

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NTSB: Harrison Ford’s Plane Lost Engine Power Before Crashing In Venice Golf Course

A preliminary report confirmed Tuesday that Harrison Ford’s vintage aircraft crashed last week after losing engine power, forcing the actor to land at Penmar Golf Course in Venice just after takeoff from Santa Monica Airport.

03/10/2015

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Aviation Experts Applaud Harrison Ford’s Handling Of Plane’s Crash-Landing

Aviation experts are applauding Harrison Ford’s handling of the frightening crash-landing of a vintage aircraft in the Venice area of Los Angeles.

03/06/2015

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Investigation Continues Into Harrison Ford Plane Crash As Actor Recovers

The wreckage of Harrison Ford’s vintage plane was moved from a Venice golf course Thursday to a nearby hanger for a joint FAA and NTSB investigation into the crash of the single-engine aircraft.

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Stars Take To Twitter After Learning Of Plane Crash Involving Harrison Ford

Celebrities expressed concern via Twitter after learning that a single-engine plane piloted by actor Harrison Ford crash-landed in the Venice area of Los Angeles.

03/05/2015

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