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Palo Alto man dies in Tahoe plane crash

Original post made on Jul 23, 2013

A Palo Alto pilot was killed and his wife was injured after their private plane crashed in a wooded area in South Lake Tahoe Monday, the El Dorado County Sheriff Department confirmed.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 10:33 AM

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Posted by gcoladon, a resident of Slater
on Jul 23, 2013 at 2:09 pm

gcoladon is a registered user.

Sorry to hear about this accident. I wonder what went wrong.

It sounds like the pilot had been flying this same plane for 40 years? Impressive.


Posted by Robert, a resident of another community
on Jul 23, 2013 at 2:28 pm

I have flown out of the Tahoe airport many times. It would appear,sans prop damage, the engine failed.One does not have many options in this terrain when that happens.
God bless his sole.


Posted by Mary, a resident of Martens-Carmelita
on Jul 23, 2013 at 6:10 pm

Sounds like a lovely family... functional even. Sorry they have to go through this tragedy.


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