Plane Crashes North of San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008
By George Hatcher

What: Cessna Centurion being used for aerial photography
Where: crash/lands in the shallows north of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
When: 2 p.m. Wednesday.
Who: Pilot Matt Barcelona of San Jose and passenger Bruce Moody.
Why: The pilot reported a loss of power before it crashed. Witnesses reported the plane left a dark trail. After the impact. they managed to get the door open. They waited on the plane’s wing until rescued by Coast Guard vessels conducting training sessions within fifteen minutes of the vicinity; passengers were taken to Yerba Buena Island, then to the hospital.

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