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57-year-old man killed in airplane crash near Valley Center

SAN DIEGO, CA – A 57-year-old man died after his airplane crashed on Saturday evening after 6 p.m. The aircraft, a homebuilt Carbon Cub Ex, crashed into the backyard of a house of Palomar Vista Drive in a low-population neighborhood. According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, the impact of the collision caused the airplane to catch fire.

Witnesses at the scene helped to pull the teenage passenger out of the airplane before medics arrived. Once emergency responders arrived, they transported the victim to Rady Children’s Hospital for treatment of serious injuries. The 57-year-old pilot died at the scene of the accident.

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