SAN GABRIEL, CALIFORNIA (July 14, 2017) – At least one person was killed in a small plane crash at the San Gabriel Valley Airport on Friday morning, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 9:30 am. A single engine home built Pazmany PL-2 was attempting to take off on runway 19 when it abruptly crashed for an unknown reason.
The pilot of the plane was tragically declared dead at the scene as a result of the accident. Initial reports indicated there was a second person on board the plane, however those reports have not been confirmed. The accident remains under investigation by the FAA, the NTSB, and local authorities.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”