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Mon, Feb 27, 2006

Two Dead In California L-39 Accident

Plane Was Participating In Movie Shoot

Two men onboard an Aero-Vodochody L-39 jet (file photos of type, below) were killed Sunday when their jet impacted a mountain northeast of Los Angeles, CA. The plane was one of three participating in a movie shoot at the time.

"Nobody survived," said Commander Dave Nelson of the Kern County Sheriff's Department. The county coroner's office identified the victims as Skip Robinson, 43, of Klamath Falls, OR and Terry Fregly from Tallahassee, FL.

Local media reports cite the coroner's office as stating the pilot of the L-39 lost control of his plane, and impacted the mountain outside of California City.

ANN will update this story as more information becomes available.

IDENTIFICATION
  Regis#: 39DF        Make/Model: L39       Description: L-39/ AERO VODOCHODY
  Date: 02/26/2006     Time: 1630

  Event Type: Accident   Highest Injury: Fatal     Mid Air: N    Missing: N
  Damage: Destroyed

LOCATION
  City: CALIFORNIA CITY   State: CA   Country: US

DESCRIPTION
  ACFT, DURING A PHOTO MISSION, CRASHED UNDER UNKNOWN CIRCUMSTANCES, THE TWO
  PERSONS ON BOARD WERE FATALLY INJURED, 7 MILES NW OF CALIFORNIA CITY, CA

INJURY DATA      Total Fatal:   2
                 # Crew:   2     Fat:   2     Ser:   0     Min:   0     Unk:   
                 # Pass:   0     Fat:   0     Ser:   0     Min:   0     Unk:   
                 # Grnd:         Fat:   0     Ser:   0     Min:   0     Unk:   

WEATHER: KFDW 261655 19002KT  85SM FEW050 SCT120 BKN200 08/M05 A3011

OTHER DATA

  Departed:                             Dep Date:    Dep. Time:     
  Destination:                          Flt Plan:              Wx Briefing: 
  Last Radio Cont: 
  Last Clearance: 

  FAA FSDO: VAN NUYS, CA  (WP01)                  Entry date: 02/27/2006

FMI: www.faa.gov

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