Flight Student Killed, Instructor Severely Injured after Compton Plane Crash on Alondra Boulevard in Compton

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Flight Student Killed and Instructor Severely Injured after Compton Plane Crash on Alondra Boulevard

Compton Plane Crash

Flight Student Killed, Instructor Severely Injured after Compton Plane Crash on Alondra Boulevard in Compton

Compton, California (March 15, 2019) – A flight student was killed while the flight instructor was severely hurt after a two-plane crash Wednesday evening in the area of Compton, according to a local news source.

The collision occurred a while before 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, at the Compton/Woodley Airport at 901 W. Alondra Boulevard.

As per the report, a Cessna with two occupants landed on the airport when a Vietnam-era T-28 aircraft was also trying to land on the same runway and the two eventually crashed. The Cessna burst into flames as a result of the crash.

One of the persons in the Cessna identified as a 40-year-old man who was a student was declared dead at the scene.  The flight instructor, a man in his 30s suffered critical injuries and was transported to the hospital for treatment.

The names of the victims are yet to be released.

The T-28 pilot was not injured in the collision.

An investigation is underway.

If you are a family member of the deceased and would like a free copy of the police report, please contact Pacific Attorney Group at 866-803-6502.

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