CHP: Plane crash report on SR-94 a hoax
Caller said crash happened near Lemon Grove Ave.
Last Updated: 317 days ago
SAN DIEGO - The California Highway Patrol is investigating a report of a fiery plane crash on state Route 94 that turned out to be false.
On Thursday, CHP dispatchers received a call at about 7 a.m. that indicated a small plane with three people inside had gone down on westbound SR-94 near Lemon Grove Avenue.
However, when emergency crews arrived at the scene, there was no crash or aircraft.
CHP investigators later determined the report to be a hoax.
If the person responsible for the hoax is caught, he or she may face up to six months in prison.
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