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Pilot killed after plane crashes in Half Moon Bay

Original post made on Oct 17, 2012

The wreckage of an Arizona-bound airplane that disappeared after taking off from the Half Moon Bay Airport Monday was found on a coastal bluff west of the airport Tuesday afternoon, a sheriff spokeswoman said. The pilot was killed in the crash.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 8:56 AM

Comments (2)

Posted by Ken, a resident of College Terrace
on Oct 17, 2012 at 8:16 pm

Since the daylight would be low or nonexistent at that early hour, I wonder if the pilot didn't follow a normal takeoff direction and plowed into the bluff by accident because he didn't see it? But that's only guessing; engine might've stopped, etc.


Posted by cid young, a resident of another community
on Oct 17, 2012 at 11:14 pm



I live in Seal Cove & I must say, we've had our share of troubles.
Web Link

Sad, but at that same intersection a man drove his mini van over the cliff with his pregnant wife and daughter in it a few years back.


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