Plane Crash on Melrose Drive Left Two Hurt
SAN MARCOS, CA (July 20, 2022) – Saturday afternoon, a plane accident on Santa Fe Road left at least two people injured.
The incident happened on July 19th, at around 6:15 p.m. when a small Socata aircraft emergency landed at the intersection of Santa Fe Road and Melrose Drive.
According to reports, the plane left Montgomery Airfield and was headed to Fullerton, when it lost power. The pilot called Palomar Airport to attempt an emergency landing, but could not make it to the runway.
Instead, the plane made an emergency landing at an intersection, where it struck an SUV.
Emergency personnel was able to rescue the passengers from the plane and the SUV. The pilot and their passenger did not sustain any injuries. However, the passengers in the SUV were transported to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries.
No amount of training can prepare a pilot for all situations they may face while in the air. So, it is important to be prepared before flying a plane. Always do a preflight inspection to make sure that all systems are a go with your vessel. Also, take into consideration any weather conditions before flying. Always be aware of the potential risks and take the necessary safety precautions to prevent an accident from happening.
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