Small Plane Crashes in Camarillo, CA Building; 4 Injured

04/11/2011 // Greensboro, NC, USA // Personal Injury Lawyers News // Nicole Howley

Camarillo, CA — Four people were hurt when a plane lost power on its final approach to the Camarillo Airport, slamming into a storage facility behind the Camarillo Outlet Mall. The plane crash occurred around 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 11, 2011, at Las Posas Road and Ventura Boulevard, reported KTLA.

According to witnesses, the fixed-wing single engine Beechcraft Bonanza began to slowly descend from the air and crashed into a storage facility, where it erupted into flames.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reported that the small plane was on its final approach to the airport when it lost power and began to fall from the sky. The plane hit the storage facility and burst into flames. Over 18 fire trucks rushed to the scene and doused the blaze.

Four occupants of the plane managed to escape the wreckage before fire crews arrived at the scene. One person was seriously injured, while the other three only sustained minor injuries.

The victims were rushed to an area hospital for treatment.

According to FAA records, the plane recently passed inspections and is registered to a Corona based church run by Dr. Andres Serrano.

The FAA is conducting a full investigation.

Legal News Reporter: Nicole Howley- Legal news for California aviation accident lawyers.

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