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
Make/Model: L39 Description:
L-39/ AERO VODOCHODY
Date: 02/26/2006 Time: 1630
Event Type: Accident Highest Injury:
Fatal Mid Air: N Missing:
City: CALIFORNIA CITY State: CA
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
# Crew: 2 Fat:
# Pass: 0 Fat:
Fat: 0 Ser:
WEATHER: KFDW 261655 19002KT 85SM FEW050 SCT120 BKN200
Dep Date: Dep.
Last Radio Cont:
FAA FSDO: VAN NUYS, CA
Entry date: 02/27/2006