Seaplane Lands Next To Hermosa Beach Pier For Coffee BreakAuthorities say a seaplane landed in the water next to Hermosa Beach Pier, drawing emergency response by lifeguards, police and fire, but the aircraft took off again on its own after the two people on board stopped to have coffee.
NTSB To Investigate Single-Engine Plane Crash In ComptonA pilot was recovering Thursday from injuries sustained in a single-engine plane crash that occurred in the backyard of a home in Compton.
Single-Engine Plane Crashes In Compton Back Yard At approximately 2:40 p.m., a single-engine Piper PA28 airplane took off from Copton/Woodley Airport with one passenger, and after flying for a minutes, the plane experienced engine failure.
Cause Of Deadly Plane Crash On Set Of Tom Cruise Movie Remains MysteryOn Saturday, some of Hollywood's biggest stars mourned Alan Purwin's loss.
Authorities: 5 Dead In Midair Collision Of Small PlanesA federal investigator says the death toll in Sunday's midair collision in Southern California has risen to five.
NTSB, FAA Investigate Cause Of Deadly Banner-Towing Airplane Crash In ComptonThe Compton/Woodley Airport reopened on Monday after a pilot was killed when a small, banner-towing airplane crashed during takeoff.
Pilot Killed When Single-Engine Plane Crashes In ComptonAuthorities say one person has been killed as a result of a small plane crash in Compton.
Pilot, Passenger Found Dead In Wreckage Of Small Plane Crash North Of OjaiA pilot and passenger have been found dead in the wreckage of a small airplane that crashed in a remote area of Southern California.
Pilot Dies After Small Plane Crashes Near OjaiThe National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will conduct an investigation on Friday into the circumstances surrounding a deadly plane crash that occurred near Ojai.
NTSB: Unseated Carburetor Part Probable Cause Of Harrison Ford Plane CrashThe 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.
FAA Investigates Deadly Plane Crash In RiversideThe Federal Aviation Administration investigated a single-engine plane crash on Monday that killed a pilot in a neighborhood in Riverside.
Oscar-Winning Composer James Horner's Death Confirmed, Ruled AccidentalA 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.