“I can confirm two deceased are amongst the mangled wreckage, said Steve Whitmore, L.A. Co. Sheriffs Dept.
New details continue to emerge as investigators comb through the wreckage of a plane crash in the rugged Santa Monica Mountains.
“The airplane is unrecognizable,” said Whitmore.
L.A. County Sheriff’s deputies helped the coroner recover the remains Tuesday afternoon, 1 day after 2 Cessnas collided mid-air above Malibu Creek State Park.
Both planes had taken off from Santa Monica airport less than 1 hour before.
One plane took a nose dive… into the Santa Monica Mountains near Calabasas, killing two people aboard.
“Actually dive-bombed regrettably into side of the mountain causing a crater, said Whitmore.
The targets collided at 2:00 p.m., one dropped the other drifted west before dropping off radar.
The second plane landed on a golf course in Westlake Village.
Ron Westfall was golfing at the time and said he heard…
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