UPDATE: One Killed, One Hurt in Crash of Skydiving Plane in Oceanside

 

Last updated 6/4/2022 at 3:40pm



OCEANSIDE  - Two employees of a northern San Diego County recreational skydiving operation were injured today, one fatally, when the company plane they were in crashed in a field near Oceanside Municipal Airport.

   The single-engine Cessna 208B Caravan went down about 1:45 p.m. just east of Bob Maxwell Memorial Field as the pilot was trying to land at the airfield near state Route 76, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

   Firefighters had to free the occupants of the damaged GoJump Oceanside Inc. aircraft by using hydraulic-powered cutters to open a door. Paramedics took the injured man and woman to a hospital, where the latter was pronounced dead, Oceanside Fire Department Battalion Chief Justin Klopfenstein said.

   The male patient's condition remained unavailable in the late afternoon.

   The cause of the crash was not immediately clear. The FAA will investigate the accident along with the National Transportation Safety Board.

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OCEANSIDE (CNS) - Two employees of a northern San Diego County recreational skydiving operation were injured today, one fatally, when the

company plane they were in crashed in a field near Oceanside Municipal Airport.

The single-engine Cessna 208B Caravan went down about 1:45 p.m. just east of Bob Maxwell Memorial Field as the pilot was trying to land at the

airfield near state Route 76, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

Firefighters had to free the occupants of the damaged GoJump Oceanside Inc. aircraft by using hydraulic-powered cutters to open a door. Paramedics

took the injured man and woman to a hospital, where the latter was pronounced dead, Oceanside Fire Department Battalion Chief Justin Klopfenstein said.

The male patient's condition remained unavailable in the late afternoon.

The cause of the crash was not immediately clear. The FAA will investigate the accident along with the National Transportation Safety Board.

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Two Hurt in Crash of Skydiving Plane in Oceanside

OCEANSIDE (CNS) - Two people were injured today when an airplane operated by a skydiving company crashed in a field near Oceanside Municipal

Airport.

The aviation accident just east of Bob Maxwell Memorial Field was reported about 2 p.m., according to the Oceanside Police Department.

Paramedics took the two people who had been aboard the GoJump Oceanside aircraft to a hospital for treatment of injuries of unknown severity,

OPD Lt. Scott Garrett said.

The cause of the crash was not immediately clear.

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