Hemet man killed during small plane’s very first flight

HEMET — The pilot of a small, home-built, kit airplane was killed after crashing at Hemet-Ryan Airport Saturday morning, June 8. The experimental aircraft – a twin-engine AirCam, which was manufactured by Lockwood Aircraft Corp and built by the pilot and his friends – had just passed its FAA inspection and the deadly crash happened during the plane’s inaugural flight. […]

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Two dead after Morongo Valley plane crash

UPDATED: Friday, Feb. 8, 2:30 p.m., With additional details and information. MORONGO VALLEY — Officials investigating a plane crash in the mountains west of Hwy 62 and N. Indian Canyon Dr., just west of Desert Hot Springs, have confirmed discovering the bodies of a man and woman killed when their small plane crashed into the side of a canyon Tuesday […]

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