February 5, 2016 - On Friday about 3:30 PM, two
small aircraft collided midair over the water
California. The Coast
Guard reported that two tail numbers, one from
each aircraft have been recovered and confirmed
by the Federal Aviation Association.
According to the FAA, the aircraft have been
identified as a Beechcraft 35 Bonanza and the
other a Bellanca Decathlon 8KCAB a aerobatic
stunt plane. Both aircraft were based at
Zamperini Field, Torrance, California.
It is believed that two men were aboard one
aircraft and one woman aboard the other
aircraft. Capt. Jennifer Williams with the Coast
Guard said the occupants were from
Bay and their ages ranged
from 61 to 81 years old.