Second Body Found in Wreckage of Plane Involved in Mid-Air Collision — Christina Pascucci Reports


“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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