Pilot dies in Palm Springs plane crash

by nph | December 21st, 2010

December 21, 2010

A Palm Springs plane crash resulted in the pilot’s death, The Desert Sun reports.

The pilot was the only person on the twin-engine aircraft.

He was scheduled to take the half-hour flight from Palm Springs International Airport to Riverside Municipal Airport, but the pilot’s relatives called authorities when the man’s flight wasn’t on schedule.

The Federal Aviation Administration said it could take several months before the cause of the plane crash could be determined.

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