Fatal Plane Crash at Southern California Airport Claims Three Lives

A fatal accident occurred at a Southern California airport just outside Los Angeles on Sunday when a single-engine plane crashed into a hangar during takeoff, resulting in the death of three individuals.

The incident occurred at Cable Airport in the city of Upland around 6:30 a.m., with the Beechcraft P35 aircraft bursting into flames upon impact, as reported by the Federal Aviation Administration.

The casualties of the tragic accident were the pilot and two passengers aboard the plane. They were declared dead at the scene by San Bernardino County firefighters, who were able to extinguish the fire. Upland police confirmed that there were no other injuries reported in the incident.

The hangar that the plane crashed into suffered moderate damage.

The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board have initiated an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

The identities of the victims have yet to be disclosed. As the investigation continues, the aviation community and the city of Upland mourn the loss of three lives in this tragic accident. The incident serves as a stark reminder of the risks associated with aviation, even in routine takeoffs and landings.