Pilot killed after plane crashes in Half Moon Bay Issues Beyond Palo Alto, posted by Editor, Palo Alto Online, on Oct 17, 2012 at 8:16 pm
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.
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Posted by Ken, a resident of the College Terrace neighborhood, 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.