1 killed in Santa Monica plane crash

July 1, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
A plane crashed just past the runway at Santa Monica Airport at 1233 Rose Ave. Thursday afternoon.

A Cessna plane reportedly crash-landed near the 8th hole of nearby Penmar Golf Course.

The crash location was a few hundred yards past the departure end of Santa Monica Municipal Airport. The golf course is located in Venice.

At least one person was reported dead.

L.A. City and Santa Monica firefighters responded immediately to the scene. No fire was reported.

Authorities are investigating the cause of the crash.


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