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One person dead after sky diving plane crashes in Oceanside

Two folks have been aboard a plane on the time of the crash. This is the second crash involving a GoJump plane this year.

OCEANSIDE, Calif. — One person has died after a plane crash in Oceanside Friday afternoon, police mentioned. Two folks have been aboard a GoJump Oceanside plane on the time of the crash.

A girl on the plane who was transferred by ambulance to Tri City Medical was pronounced dead, in accordance with Oceanside police, who additionally reported that the opposite passenger was a person. 

The single-engine Cessna 208B Caravan went down about 1:45 p.m. simply east of Bob Maxwell Memorial Field because the pilot was making an attempt to land on the airfield close to state Route 76, in accordance with the Federal Aviation Administration.

Graham Jones Kellet witnessed the crash. “It was a bunch of dust flowing in the air from the impact of the plane,” mentioned Kellet. 

Kellet continued, “I told my friend who was standing with me, ‘hey this planes about to crash,’ sure enough hit the dirt.”

Firefighters needed to free the occupants of the broken GoJump Oceanside Inc. plane through the use of hydraulic-powered cutters to open a door. Paramedics took the injured man and lady to a hospital, the place the latter was pronounced dead, Oceanside Fire Department Battalion Chief Justin Klopfenstein mentioned.

The male affected person’s situation remained unavailable in the late afternoon.

The reason for the crash was not instantly clear. The FAA will examine the accident together with the National Transportation Safety Board. 

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