The pilot killed in a crash while fighting a wildfire in Yosemite National Park has been identified as a retired Navy pilot.
Air tankers were grounded Wednesday in California after one of the aircraft crashed into a steep canyon wall while fighting a blaze in Yosemite National Park, killing the pilot, officials said.
The NTSB is pointing to a wing malfunction as the cause of a crash at the Reno Air Races that killed a San Jose pilot.
A San Jose pilot died in a plane crash Monday while attempting to qualify for the Reno National Championship Air Races, the same event where a wreck in 2011 killed a pilot and 10 spectators on the ground.
A fatal mid-air collision over San Pablo Bay occurred when the pilot of a small airplane misjudged the space between his plane and another small aircraft, according to a preliminary National Transportation Safety Board report.
The Contra Costa County Coroner says the man killed Sunday when he collided with another private plane and crashed into San Pablo Bay was a 33-year-old believed to be from Sacramento.
A marine salvage company has recovered the fuselage of a plane and the body of its pilot, who crashed into San Francisco Bay over the weekend after a midair collision.
Diving crews with the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office have located the fuselage of a plane that crashed into San Francisco Bay over the weekend after a midair collision.
A missing plane that went down in San Pablo Bay Sunday afternoon has been located by the Contra Costa County sheriff’s Infrastructure Protection Team, sheriff’s officials said Monday.
When you think of teenage airplane pilots, at-risk youth probably aren’t the first demographic that comes to mind, but a Hayward program is changing that, giving low-income kids the chance to earn a pilot’s license, and literally soar beyond their wildest dreams.