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Christopher Younkers Killed in Ultralight Plane Crash on Wheeler Canyon Road

Christopher Younkers Killed in Ultralight Plane Crash on Wheeler Canyon RoadChristopher Younkers, 58, Fatal Victim in Aircraft Accident on Wheeler Canyon Road Friday

Santa Paula, CA (July 25, 2021) – On July 23, Friday, 58-year-old Christopher Younkers died following a plane crash on Wheeler Canyon Road.

The Ventura County Star News published an article online indicating an ultralight aircraft plunged down for an unknown reason in the area of Foothill Road; through rural hillside terrain west of Santa Paula. According to the news report, the ultralight plane crashed in the 6000 block of Wheeler Canyon Road.

Deadly Small Plane Crash Near Santa Paula, July 23

Shortly after 6:05 p.m., emergency crews arrived at the location. Responding firefighters and medical personnel reportedly found a male party with serious injuries. Despite life-saving measures, the victim died of multiple blunt-force injuries. Authorities confirmed the identity of the deceased as Christopher Younkers.

Additional details on the unfortunate event have not been discussed thus far. At this time, detectives continue to investigate the exact cause of the fatal plane crash on Wheeler Canyon Road.


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