One Killed, One Injured In Small Plane Crash In La Verne

Posted at 9:20 PM, Sep 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-01 00:35:12-04

LA VERNE (CNS) - One person was killed and a second person was injured today after a Cessna plane missed the runway at a La Verne airfield, about 30 miles east of Los Angeles.

The crash happened about 6 p.m. near Brackett Field Airport, a public facility at 1615 McKinley Ave., according to La Verne police.

The name of the deceased person was withheld pending notification of kin. The condition of the injured person was not immediately known.

The cause of the crash is unclear at this time.

La Verne police were investigating, along with inspectors from the National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration.