Two Killed in Sylmar Plane Crash near Sunshine Canyon Landfill
Sylmar, California (March 14, 2020) – Two people were killed when a small plane crashed near a Southern California landfill in Sylmar in rainy weather on Friday afternoon, according to authorities.,
The deadly accident occurred just before 2:00 p.m. Friday, March 13 on a hill near the Sunshine Canyon Landfill northwest of Los Angeles.
Authorities said a single-engine Mooney M20 crashed awhile after taking off from Southwest Oregon Regional Airport in North Bend, Oregon. The plane was heading to Van Nuys Airport.
Two people on board the plane were killed in the crash. Their names have not been disclosed pending notification of next of kin.
It remains unclear if the crash was weather-related. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the accident.
According to Arin Khodaverdian, the Managing Partner and CEO Alpine Law Group, a separate investigation by an experienced attorney is necessary so as clearly uncover the circumstances surrounding the collision. “An attorney will also help the victim to navigate all the legal processes in pursuit of fair compensation and justice. Plane accident claims are rarely straightforward, and, regardless of the circumstances involved, liable insurance companies will often do everything possible to limit their out-of-pocket expenses by either devaluing or outright denying your claim. It is crucial, therefore, that you have an experienced attorney on your side,” said Arin.