FALLBROOK: 1 Dead, 5 Injured After Plane Lands and Crashes into Car on 15 Freeway
Deceased Victim ID’d as Antoinette Frances Isbelle, 38
FALLBROOK, California (April 2, 2016) – One died and five others were injured after a small plane landed and crashed into the back of a car on northbound Interstate 15 Freeway Saturday morning, according to UT San Diego.
California Highway Patrol affirmed at 9:15 a.m. the plane, a single-engine blue and white Lancair IV, made an emergency landing in the slow lane, about a mile north of Highway 76.
The plane slid about 250 feet and struck the back of a 2015 Nissan Sentra driven by 42-year-old Aaron Meccann, of Escondido.
As per the article, the passenger in the backseat of the Nissan was killed upon impact. She was identified Medical Examiner’s Office as 38-year-old Antoinette Frances Isbelle, of San Diego.
CHP said that the pilot, 62-year-old Jamul resident Dennis Hogge, suffered major facial injuries and was the registered owner of the plane. His passenger at the time, a woman in her 50s, sustained a large laceration on her neck and underwent surgery Saturday afternoon.
Meccann, who was left with a cut over one eye, had reportedly parked on the shoulder to sync his Bluetooth with his vehicle when the collision occurred.
Meanwhile, the other passengers were a 43-year-old San Diego man with a broken shoulder and a 36-year-old San Diego woman with an injured leg. They were named in CBS 8 as Jason Soule and Emily Boesmiller-Hoch, respectively.
Johnson Attorneys Group’s prayers and thoughts remain with the family members and all friends of the victim involved in this tragedy. We hope they are brought peace and comfort at this time.
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