Small Plane Hits Crowded Beach in California; 1 Injured

Tuesday, July 7, 2015
By George Hatcher

A single engine Piper PA18 crashed on a crowded beach in Carlsbad, California, on the afternoon of July 4.

According to FAA spokesperson Ian Gregor, the plane which was towing a banner, hit the beach and flipped over, after it lost engine power.

The pilot remained safe however, a 12 year old boy, who was at the beach, sustained a minor head injury. He was taken to a hospital in San Diego.

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