Jon Baird

1 Dead, Boy in Critical Condition after Pacoima Plane Crash

September 04, 2018 - 9:16 am

(KNX 1070) - A 12-year-old boy is still in critical condition Tuesday morning after a light plane crashed shortly after take-off in Pacoima, killing the pilot:

KNX reporter Jon Baird:

Los Angeles Fire spokesman Erik Scott tells KNX the pilot also suffered significant injuries:

The plane flipped over and burst into flames.

Some witnesses at the scene say the boy was on the plane with a flying instructor as a birthday present from his father.

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