Pilot Killed After Small Plane Crashed Near Van Nuys Airport
A small plane crashed near the corner of Hart Street and Valjean Avenue in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, on August 2nd.
The Arion Lightning plane went down shortly after it took off from Van Nuys Airport.
The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was killed in the crash. He was identified as 78-year-old Arthur Miles Newman, of Malibu.
Authorities said the pilot was practicing touch-and-go landing at the time of crash.