• Two Killed in Crash of Small Plane Near Banning Municipal Airport

    A small airplane crashed Friday northwest of Banning Municipal Airport, killing both people aboard. The plane crashed about 9:35 a.m. at Hathaway and Ramsey streets in a field near the airport, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. Both people on the plane died at the scene, the fire department reported. Their names were withheld, […]

  • 1 killed in Southern California plane crash; 3 people in home escape

    A small airplane crashed into a residence in a Southern California city, leaving one person dead. Three people inside the home, including an infant, made it to safety, officials said. “A single-engine Cirrus SR22 crashed under unknown circumstances into a house on West 115th Street in Upland,” FAA spokesperson Ian Gregor confirmed. Upland is 20 […]

  • Pilot’s Death in Plane Crash Caused by His 70-Pound Dog in Passenger Seat

    Federal investigators say a small plane crash that killed a 90-year-old pilot near an eastern Iowa airport was likely caused by the pilot’s decision to allow his large dog to fly in the passenger’s seat, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) determined in a report released Monday. The final National Transportation Safety Board report says investigators […]

  • CA Encouraged to Ban Hands-Free Devices While Driving

    As National Distracted Driving Awareness Month gets underway, National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) officials are urging California lawmakers to ban all cell phone use while driving including hands-free calling. The NTSB says distracted driving kills thousands every year and though drivers now can’t have the phone in their hands for any reason except in emergencies, […]

  • Plane Crashes Spark Qualification Questions

    A plane departing from San Gabriel Valley Airport crashed into the side of a canyon near Morongo on Tuesday night killing the pilot. Officials are still investigating the cause of the crash. After a series of plane crashes in the past few weeks, some are begging the question, what are the standards for pilots and […]

  • Trump Slams Breaks On Transport Safety Regulations

    Coachella Valley Region By request of President Trump, the Department of Transportation has withdrawn a proposed rule which would require both truck drivers and bus drivers be screened for Sleep Apnea. The same issue partly to blame for the bus crash that killed 13 people in Palm Springs less than two years ago. The concern now is that with fewer regulations […]

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