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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.
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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.

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Twin-Engine Plane Crashes At Santa Monica Airport

The plane that crashed at Santa Monica Airport was an eight seat jet with tail number N194SJ.
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The plane that crashed at Santa Monica Airport was an eight seat jet with tail number N194SJ.
The flight path of the Cessna Citation from Hailey, Idaho to Santa Monica Airport.
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The flight path of the Cessna Citation from Hailey, Idaho to Santa Monica Airport.

Posted Sep. 29, 2013, 8:20 pm

Brenton Garen / Editor-in-Chief

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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Sep. 30, 2013, 12:42:03 am

Judy Austin said...

OMG I am SICK~I do not know yet if he was alone on this trip. He usually has one of his son's and his dog. Heaven for sure has at least one new ANGEL! MAY GOD BLESS YOU MY FRIEND!

Sep. 30, 2013, 9:12:20 am

A Santa Monican said...

Our sincere condolences to the families involved.

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