Plane Crash

A pilot was left with moderate injuries after crashing his single-engine plane in Rancho Cucamonga Friday evening. (credit: CBS)

Man, 22, Who Sustained Severe Injuries In Rancho Cucamonga Plane Crash Identified

The single-engine Luscombe 8A the pilot flew crashed for unknown reasons about 6:15 p.m. Friday.


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Aviation, Terrorism Experts Weigh In On Malaysia Airlines Crash

In the wake of the horrific Malaysia Airlines crash that claimed the lives of 298 passengers Thursday in Ukraine, local aviation and terrorism experts are discussing how investigators will determine who’s responsible.


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Many Local Ukrainians Blame Russia For Malaysia Airlines Crash

The Ukrainian community in Southern California is struggling to make sense of Thursday’s deadly plane crash that claimed the lives of 298 passengers in eastern Ukraine.


Three people were killed after a small plane crashed in Lake Elsinore Sunday. (credit: CBS)

3 Dead In Small Plane Crash Near Lake Elsinore

The incident was reported around 9:20 a.m. after someone saw smoke and flames on a hill.


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8-Year-Old Hesperia Boy, An Aspiring Pilot, Dies Following Plane Crash

Sebastian Grewal passed away peacefully in his father’s arms.


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Small Plane Hits Building, Crashes In Used Car Lot In Pacoima

Authorities say a small plane crashed in a used car lot not far from Whiteman Airport in Pacoima.


A twin-engine Cessna crashed into a hangar at Santa Monica Airport after landing. (credit: Valerie Vanderwest/UGC)

Wrongful-Death Lawsuit Filed In Santa Monica Plane Crash

Three sons who lost their mother in a plane crash at Santa Monica Airport filed a wrongful death lawsuit Tuesday against the estate of the aircraft’s pilot, alleging negligence.


Singer Jenni Rivera speaks during the "I Love Jenni" lunch session during the NBC Universal portion of the 2011 Winter TCA press tour held at the Langham Hotel on January 13, 2011 in Pasadena, California. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Nearly 1 Year After Superstar Jenni Rivera’s Death, Family Members Share Private Memories

Nearly one year after Jenni Rivera’s tragic death, her brother and daughter shared their private memories of the larger-than-life Mexican-American superstar.

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Gary and Lauren Winkler. (credit: The Winkler Family)

Santa Monica Plane Crash Victim Remembered As Loving Daughter, Humanitarian

The Los Angeles County Coroner on Friday officially named Lauren Winkler as one of four victims killed in a plane crash Sunday at Santa Monica Airport.


28-year-old Lauren Winkler of Irvine, Mark Benjamin, 63, of Malibu, and 53-year-old Kyla Dupont of San Diego were identified as three of four victims killed in a plane crash at the Santa Monica Airport.

LA County Coroner Identifies 3 Of 4 Victims Killed In Santa Monica Airport Plane Crash

The Los Angeles County Coroner Friday identified three of the four victims killed after an airplane crashed at Santa Monica Airport.

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A twin-engine Cessna crashed into a hangar at Santa Monica Airport after landing. (credit: Valerie Vanderwest/UGC)

Residents, Officials Call For FAA To Address Airport Safety Concerns In Wake Of Santa Monica Plane Crash

Officials are joining residents living near Santa Monica Airport in asking the Federal Aviation Administration to address safety concerns after a plane crashed into a hangar Sunday, killing four people aboard.

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Amid Grief, Calls To Shut Down Santa Monica Airport After Fatal Plane Crash

One city councilman is calling for the permanent closure of Santa Monica Airport after a fatal crash killed at least two people Sunday.


A twin-engine Cessna crashed into a hangar at Santa Monica Airport after landing. (credit: Valerie Vanderwest/UGC)

New Details Released In Deadly Santa Monica Airport Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board was expected to release new details Monday about a deadly plane crash at the Santa Monica Airport.

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Santa Barbara Man Who Survived 1985 Delta Flight 191 Crash At Dallas/Fort Worth Airport Speaks Out

A Santa Barbara man who survived the 1985 Delta Flight 191 crash at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport has opened up about his experience in the wake of the accident in San Francisco.

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A Boeing 777 airplane lies burned near the runway after it crash-landed at San Francisco International Airport July 6, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Flight Schedules Return To Normal At LAX Following Deadly SFO Plane Crash

San Francisco bound flights out of Los Angeles International Airport returned to normal Monday morning following a deadly Bay Area plane crash over the weekend, officials said.

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