Airplane Crash in Fullerton Airport, California , Aircraft Crash Investigation
A twin-engine Beechcraft Duke plane crashed while departing from Runway 24 at the Fullerton Municipal Airport, according to the Federal Aviation Administration Pacific Division.
Officials the aircraft rolled to the left and caught on fire killing the pilot on board. The plane was traveling at about 80 mph and was around 50 feet off the ground when the crash occurred, said the Fullerton Fire Department.
The crash was reported before 8 p.m. The pilot was the only person on board, the FAA said.
The fixed-winged aircraft, registered to KMA Technology Solutions LLC, appeared to be heading to Heber Valley, Utah when the incident occurred.
The FAA and NTSB are investigating the crash.