Two People, One Dog Killed in Plane Crash Near Prospect Avenue Outside of Gillespie Field in Santee

Two People, One Dog Killed in Plane Crash Near Prospect Avenue Outside of Gillespie Field in Santee

ON February 13, 2018

Plane crash lands in a dirt lot in Santee

A plane crash landed, killing two people and one dog, near Prospect Avenue outside of Gillespie Field in Santee at approximately 6:56 AM on Tuesday, according to ABC 10News.

According to Santee Fire officials, the pilot took off from Gillespie Field at a currently unknown time. The pilot then noticed a mechanical issue and tried to turn around and land safely but could not safely do so, according to the article.

Officials confirmed that two currently unidentified persons have died in the crash. Two dogs were injured in the crash, one later died at a hospital.

Witnesses report that the weather conditions were foggy at the time of the crash, according to officials. Also, witnesses reported that the plane was completely destroyed in the crash.

The investigation into this accident is still ongoing. Further details will be released as it becomes available to the public.

We at the May Firm are saddened at the news of this accident. We will keep the victims of this crash in our thoughts and prayers.

If you or a loved one has suffered a loss due to the negligence of another driver, you may be entitled to a wrongful death lawsuit and financial compensation.  Contact an experienced attorney at The May Firm by calling us at 1-844-MAYFIRM, and see what the next step to take can be.  Our dedicated wrongful death lawyers can provide a free consultation.