Small plane crashes at John Wayne Airport; 2 injured

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

John Wayne Airport plane crash injures 2 A woman and a teenage boy were injured after a small plane crashed at John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana.A two-seater aircraft crashed Sunday at John Wayne Airport, injuring a 20-year-old woman and a 16-year-old boy inside, authorities said. The conditions of the occupants inside the Evektor Harmony were not immediately known and it was unclear who was piloting the airplane, Orange County Fire Authority Capt. Larry Kurtz told City News Service. Firefighters and paramedics were dispatched at about 10:30 a.m. to 18601 Airport Way, where one of the occupants was able to self-extract from the airplane and the other required assistance from paramedics. Both were rushed to hospitals, he said. Two people were injured when their plane crashed at John Wayne Airport Sunday. / OCFA The plane crashed on the northeastern part of the field. It was not immediately known if the Evektor Harmony was taking off or landing, said Kurtz, who added that fire personnel were using a crane to remove the wreckage from the runway. Commercial operations at the airport were not affected. The Evektor Harmony is a light sport, low-wing metal aircraft that is maneuverable.

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Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.