Twin-Engine Plane Crashes At Santa Monica Airport

Sunday, 29 Sep 2013, 8:20:00 PM

Brenton Garen

A twin-engine plane crashed at Santa Monica Airport on Sunday evening at 6:20 pm. It veered right into a hangar after landing.
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A twin-engine plane crashed at Santa Monica Airport on Sunday evening at 6:20 pm. It veered right into a hangar after landing.

Updated Sunday, Sept. 29 - 9:50 pm

An eight-seat twin-engine Cessna Citation crashed into a hangar at Santa Monica Airport at 6:20 pm Sunday.

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor confirmed to The Mirror the twin-engine Cessna Citation went off the right side of the runway after landing.

Gregor said the plane then struck a hangar.

"We do not have information on the number of people on board or their conditions," Gregor told The Mirror.

Gregor said the plane departed from Hailey, Idaho.

According to flight tracking website Flightaware.com, the plane's tail number was N194SJ, which is registered in Malibu to CREX-MML LLC.

The

website said the plane departed Friedman Memorial Airport in Hailey, ID

at 5:14 pm MDT (4:14 pm PST). The flight lasted two hours 10 minutes before arriving at SMO.

The plane had departed SMO on Friday 7:15 pm PST, arriving at Friedman Memorial at 10:02 pm MDT.

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