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Authorities Identify Two People Killed In Plane Crash In Ventura County

Posted on Tuesday, July 5, 2011 12:40am

Authorities are now identifying two people killed in a weekend light plane crash in Ventura County. Pilot James McCaughley of Santa Paula, and passenger Kristin Keppel of Glendale died in the 8:30 p.m. Sunday crash in the Santa Paula area, near the 15000 block of South Mountain Road.

Investigators say the plane had just taken off from Santa Paula Airport when it had engine problems, and crashed in the riverbed area near the airport.

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