|January 26, 2023|
Aviation accidents leave one pilot dead
INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – A pair of unrelated aviation accidents in rural areas of Riverside County Sunday are being investigated.
CalFire responded to the crash of an ultralight plane in Aguanga south of Hemet. Several people reported the late morning crash in a residential area near Judi Lane. The pilot and only occupant was killed. The individual was not immediately identified.
Later near Perris, the pilot of a single-engine plane made an emergency hard landing, but was unhurt. The aircraft touched down in a field off of Highway 74 and Dockery Lane in the community of Good Hope.
The National Transportation Safety Board will investigate both incidents.
Story Date: January 23, 2023