Plane Crash in La Mesa Church Parking Lot Left Two Hospitalized

LA MESA, CA (July 12, 2023) – Saturday afternoon, a small plane accident on Lake Murray Boulevard left two men onboard with injuries. The crash occurred around 3:00 p.m. in a canyon beside the Lake Murray Evangelical Community Church on Lake Murray Boulevard. A passing American Medical Response ambulance discovered the pilot and the passenger 50 feet below the parking lot of the church. According to reports, the pilot managed to walk out of the plane and help himself out of the hill with the help of the paramedics. Meanwhile, rescue units extricated the passenger using a rope system and a stretcher. Eventually, both patients were transported to a hospital for treatment of mild to moderate injuries. Heartland spokesperson Andy McKellar claimed that the single-engine Cessna 185 did not explode or catch fire at the time of the crash. However, the plane took down the nearby power lines and caused a blackout in the area. At this time, the National Transportation Safety Board and FAA are investigating the circumstances surrounding the plane accident. No amount of training can prepare a pilot for all situations they may face while in the air. So, it is important to be prepared before flying a plane. Always do a preflight inspection to make sure that all systems are a go with your vessel. Also, take into consideration any weather conditions before flying. Always be aware of the potential risks and take the necessary safety precautions to prevent an accident from happening.
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