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Light Plane Crashes In Sonoma Vineyard

An airplane with two occupants crashed in a Sonoma County vineyard as a result of an engine failure on Thursday, according to sheriff’s deputies.

08/31/2012

Investigators beside a small plane that crashed shortly after taking off in Concord with 2 passengers aboard. (CBS)

Small Plane Crashes In Concord Just After Takeoff

A small plane crashed Tuesday shortly after takeoff from Concord. A small plane crashed shortly after takeoff from Concord Tuesday. There were two men on board.

12/27/2011

According to the U.S. Coast Guard, a pilot flying a Cessna from Monterey to Hilo, Hawaii was forced to ditch his plane after running out of fuel on October 6, 2011. (CBS)

Man Flying From Monterey To Hawaii Ditches Small Plane In Ocean

The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued the pilot of a small plane who was forced to ditch in the Pacific Ocean after running out of fuel while flying from California’s Central Coast to Hawaii.

10/07/2011

(CBS Graphic)

Pilot Of Homemade Plane Killed In Crash Near Salinas

The pilot of a single-engine airplane died Thursday night when the plane crashed in Monterey County, a Federal Aviation Administration spokesman said.

09/29/2011

(CBS Graphic)

San Francisco Man Among 2 Dead In Grand Canyon Plane Crash

Investigators believe 32-year-old Jacobe Daniel Foster of San Francisco and 39-year-old Andrew Jay Weiner of Henderson, Nev. were killed in a plane crash near the north rim of the Grand Canyon.

CBS San Francisco–08/01/2011

Scene from a fatal small plane crash in Watsonville on July 7, 2011. (CBS)

Watsonville Fatal Plane Crash Pilot Licensed Less Than 4 Months

A preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board indicates that pilot David Houghton had accrued about 140 hours of flight time, including his flight training for his pilot certificate, at the time of the July 7 crash.

CBS San Francisco–07/22/2011

Scene from a fatal small plane crash in Watsonville on July 7, 2011. (CBS)

Santa Cruz Family Killed In Watsonville Plane Crash

Four people were killed in a small plane crash in Watsonville Thursday evening, two more than initially reported, federal investigators confirmed Friday morning.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–07/08/2011

Scene from a fatal small plane crash in Watsonville on July 7, 2011. (CBS)

Plane Crashes Into Watsonville Medical Office, 2 Dead

Two people were killed when a small plane crashed into a medical office building in Watsonville Thursday evening.

CBS San Francisco–07/07/2011

(CBS Graphic)

Plane Of Missing Napa Winery Owner Found In Sierra

Search crews have found the wreckage of a small plane flown by a winery owner that disappeared on a flight from Nevada to Tracy.

CBS San Francisco–05/20/2011

NTSB Launches Investigation Into Peninsula Small Plane Crash

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (KCBS) – At least three people were killed, including one believed to be the founder of an East Palo Alto steel company, in a plane crash in Redwood Shores Thursday afternoon.

09/03/2010

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