Five Killed as Small Plane Crashed near Bakersfield

Tuesday, December 22, 2015
By George Hatcher

small planeA small plane crashed in an orchard near Bakersfield, California, on December 19.

The single-engine Piper PA32 aircraft took off from Reid-Hillview Airport, San Jose, to Henderson Executive Airport, Las Vegas, when disappeared from the radar and went down.

There were five members of a Gilroy, California, family aboard the plane at the time of crash; all of them were killed. Their identities have not yet been released.

The accident is being investigated.

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