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Plane Wreckage Found Near Antioch 

Earlier this month, a small plane and pilot were reported missing after departing Buchanan Field in Concord, CA. The plane had crashed on a Sunday evening into Broad Slough, just north of Antioch. It was approximately 5:30 p.m. when a boater at the Antioch Marina witnessed the plane hurtling down towards the northern end of Broad Slough, according to the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office. Using sonar as well as remotely operated vehicles to navigate through the Delta waters, emergency crews were able to locate the plane wreckage on Monday.

Single-Engine Airplane Crash Kills Pilot

On June 16, an airplane crash killed Trent Johnson, a pilot from the Modesto area. His Piper PA-11 single-engine plane struck some power lines and crashed, nose first, into Lake Tulloch. The accident occurred at around 11:40 a.m. near Poker Flat, which is a lakeside, gated community. The plane was recovered from the lake about 110 feet down with the deceased pilot onboard, according to the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Department. I would like to extend my sympathy to the family and friends of the deceased for their tragic loss.

California Plane Crash Kills Five

A California plane crash killed five people on Super Bowl Sunday when a twin-engine plane crashed into a home in Yorba Linda, California, causing it to catch fire. The pilot was alone in the airplane. The other four individuals who died were in the Anaheim area home. Two other local residents were hospitalized with what has been described as burns. According to a representative of the sheriff’s office in Orange County, who identified the plane as a Cessna, it crashed after it took off from an airport in Fullerton. 

Two people were hospitalized with airplane crash injuries in Sacramento. One of the injured parties is in critical condition. This happened when their small plane crashed into the American River near Interstate 5 on January 2 shortly after 11:30 in the morning. The incident was reported by a caller to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), which contacted the Sacramento Fire Department to meet them at the reported crash location near Discovery Park. According to the report, a man and woman were on board the plane when it crashed into the river. It is unknown at this time which hospital the couple was taken to or the nature of their airplane crash injuries.

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Airplane Accident Burn Injuries

Airplane Accident Burn Injuries

The development of airplanes has provided people with new options for transportation that they previously didn’t have. Airplanes and jets have provided people with the ability to fly from place to place all over the world in a matter of hours, connecting people in new ways. However, this also comes with significant risks. Because of the high speed of airplanes, accidents are always serious and airplane accident injuries can involve burns. According to a study on burns that was published by the National Burn Repository:

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Five Lives Lost After Tragic Plane Crash in Santa Ana

I’m Ed Smith, an Airplane Accident Lawyer. Officials learned of a plane crash that happened in Santa Ana on the afternoon of Sunday, August 5, 2018. Initial reports revealed that all five passengers on board died from the accident. It was confirmed that there were three female passengers and two males in the Cessna aircraft. Further investigation revealed that the three women were all employees of the same real estate office in the Bay Area. The deceased passengers have been identified as 42-year-old Lara Shepherd and 53-year-old Scott Shepherd both Diablo residents, 62-year-old Floria Hakimi of Danville, 32-year-old Navid Hakimi of Los Angeles, and 29-year-old Nasim Ghanadan of Alamo.