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1 dead, 1 injured injured in small plane crash in Oceanside, firefighters say

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Posted at 2:37 PM, Jun 03, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-03 21:06:57-04

OCEANSIDE, Calif. — One woman was killed and one man was seriously injured when a small plane crashed in Oceanside Friday afternoon.

According to the Oceanside Fire Department, the crash happened around 1:45 p.m. on Foussat Road and State Route 76, which is near Oceanside Municipal Airport.

Paramedics took the man and woman who had been aboard the GoJump Oceanside aircraft to a hospital where the woman was pronounced dead, Oceanside Fire Department Battalion Chief Justin Klopfenstein said.

The man's condition was not immediately known Friday afternoon.

The identities of the victims were not immediately released. At this time, the reason for the crash is unknown.

The Federal Aviation Administration sent ABC 10News a statement shortly following the incident.

A single-engine Cessna 208B crashed while the pilot was trying to land at Oceanside Municipal Airport in Oceanside, California around 2 p.m. local time today. Two people were on board. The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board will investigate. The NTSB will be in charge of the investigation and will provide additional updates.

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