Cessna Catches Fire in Fatal Yorba Linda Accident
Yorba Linda, CA (February 3, 2019) – A plane crash in Yorba Linda has killed five people and injured three others. The fatal accident happened on the afternoon of February 3 on Canyon Drive.
A twin-engine Cessna took off from the Fullerton Municipal Airport and crashed for unknown reasons. The crash took place at a home in the 19000 block of Canyon Drive. The plane then caught fire, killing the male pilot and four people inside the home.
Two others were hospitalized with serious burn injuries. A firefighter suffered minor injuries. The crash is under investigation by the FAA and NTSB.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of the victims.