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Update: Victims of fatal military training accident identified

SAN DIEGO, CA – The identities of the victims of Thursday’s fatal military training accident have been released, according to CBS Los Angeles.

The victims are 33-year-old SSG. Vincent P. Marketta, of Brick, New Jersey, and 22-year-old Sgt. Tyler M. Shelton, of San Bernardino, who died during the aviation training accident on San Clemente Island.

The victims will posthumously receive the Meritorious Service Medal, an award that recognizes acts of particular bravery and honor for members of the U.S. Armed Forces, according to the report.

The accident is under investigation by Army officials at this time.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

At least one injured at military training facility in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, CA – A local news source reported a military aircraft accident that left at least one injured at an area training location on Thursday.

As of yet, there are still only a few details available about the accident. A spokesman for the army confirmed that at least one service member was injured at a training facility in San Diego County.

In what appears to be a related incident, a military helicopter was seen landing at Scripps Memorial Hospital in San Diego at about 7 p.m. on Thursday. Several people were rushed from the aircraft on gurneys. However, the Army would not confirm that the injured person or persons involved in the accident were taken to Scripps.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Airplane lands on I-5 in Oceanside

SAN DIEGO, CA – A small airplane’s emergency landing on Interstate 5 backed up traffic for miles on Monday afternoon.

According to NBC San Diego, the small aircraft made a safe landing in the southbound lanes of the interstate at about 12:45 p.m. after experiencing a mechanical failure. The accident in the Oceanside area was just south of Basilone.

No one was injured in the incident, either on the plane or on the ground.

Traffic was slowed after the incident even after the aircraft was moved to the side of the freeway.

The experienced pilot saw a lull in traffic on I-5 and decided to land the Piper PA-24 Comanche following the mechanical problem.

It was unknown how long it will take to remove the plane, which will be towed to Oceanside Municipal Airport to be repaired.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Plane crash at Montgomery-Gibbs Executive Airport

SAN DIEGO, CA – A pilot attempting to land at Montgomery-Gibbs Airport somersaulted on his approach and crashed on the runway, reports Fox 5 San Diego

The plane in question is a single-engine Cessna 185. Its pilot was preparing to land around 1:30 p.m. It is unknown what caused the plane to overturn while landing.

The pilot was unhurt when the plane landed on its roof. The San Diego Fire Department reported to the accident and stayed on the scene as a precaution.

When a plane crashes, the Federal Aviation Administration launches an investigation. That investigation remains ongoing at this time.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Traffic News: Aircraft emergency near San Diego

SAN DIEGO, CA – A small aircraft made an emergency call informing authorities their craft was on fire, reports California Highway Patrol. 

The aircraft was heading to Black Mountain when the aircraft’s electronics evidently sparked a fire. The pilot informed local authorities in the event they needed to make an emergency landing.

The pilot was able to smother the fire and also informed the authorities that no one was injured. The pilot continued out of San Diego air space and completed their flight plan.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

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.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Sonora, CA- 2 People Dead After A Plane Crashed On The Sierra Nevada Foothills

2 people are dead after a plane crashed on the Sierra Nevada Foothills in Sonora, CA on Wednesday night, February 5, 2020. The plane reportedly crashed on the 21000 block of Springfield Road, close to Horseshoe Bend Road. The plane crashed in a field behind a home, close to the Columbia Airport, around 70 miles south east of Sacramento.

If you or someone you care about was seriously hurt in an accident, you know how challenging it is to cope with the aftermath. You do not need to go through this on your own. The San Diego personal injury lawyers with the Jurewitz Law Group can help you fight for the financial compensation you need to get the best medical treatment available for your injury. Contact us at (619) 349-1682 for a free consultation.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Calabasas, CA- NBA Legend, Kobe Bryant, His Daughter, And 7 Others Killed In A Helicopter Crash

NBA legend, Kobe Bryant, his 13-year old daughter, Gianna, and 7 others were killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, CA on Sunday morning, January 26, 2020. The said helicopter reportedly crashed and burst into flames in the hills above Calabasas. The accident happened a few minutes before 10 am. The helicopter was a Sikorsky S-76 B that crashed possibly due to foggy weather conditions and potential mechanical problems encountered by the helicopter. Visibility in the area was very poor at the time the accident happened.

If you or someone you care about was seriously hurt in an accident, you know how challenging it is to cope with the aftermath. You do not need to go through this on your own. The San Diego personal injury lawyers with the Jurewitz Law Group can help you fight for the financial compensation you need to get the best medical treatment available for your injury. Contact us at (619) 349-1682 for a free consultation.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Corona, CA- 4 People Killed After A Small Plane Crashed

4 people were killed after the pilot of an 836 Bonanza lost control during take off and crashed the plane into a fence before tumbling over an embankment, northeast of Corona Municipal Airport in Corona, CA. The accident happened on Wednesday, January 22, 2020. The plane crashed a few minutes after noon while the pilot was trying to take off from the single runway, no-towered airport. The plane was engulfed in flames after it crashed.

If you or someone you care about was seriously hurt in an accident, you know how challenging it is to cope with the aftermath. You do not need to go through this on your own. The San Diego personal injury lawyers with the Jurewitz Law Group can help you fight for the financial compensation you need to get the best medical treatment available for your injury. Contact us at (619) 349-1682 for a free consultation.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Santa Clarita, CA- Pilot Killed After A Small Plane Crashed And Erupted Into Flames

A pilot was killed after a small plane crashed and erupted into flames in Santa Clarita, CA on Saturday morning, January 4, 2020. The plane crashed close to the northbound 14 Freeway, near the Newhall Avenue off-ramp following reports of an aircraft emergency at approximately 10:10 am. The plane ended up engulfed in flames after it crashed. The pilot was the sole occupant of the plane. No other injuries and deaths were reported.

If you or someone you care about was seriously hurt in an accident, you know how challenging it is to cope with the aftermath. You do not need to go through this on your own. The San Diego personal injury lawyers with the Jurewitz Law Group can help you fight for the financial compensation you need to get the best medical treatment available for your injury. Contact us at (619) 349-1682 for a free consultation.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

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