The Malta Independent 17 August 2019, Saturday

Watch: Pilot killed in fiery small-plane crash at Fullerton Airport

Wednesday, 24 April 2019, 11:00 Last update: about 5 months ago

A pilot was killed when a small plane crashed and burst into flames upon departing a runway at Fullerton Municipal Airport in California, US media report. 

The fire was extinguished shortly after, officials said. 

The Federal Aviation Administration says only one person, the pilot, was on board the plane. 

Fire department officials say the pilot of the plane, a man in his 50s, was killed in the crash. 

Witnesses say the pilot was traveling around 80 miles per hour. 

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