Confirmed Fatality

Photo by Jesse Dinkel

A plane crash was reported  today, June 5, above the Crafton Hills, in the unincorporated town of Mentone.

Unofficial reports suggest it is a fatal crash and police/fire officials are currently making their way to the crash scene. Emergency services are working in the area of the water treatment plant. No other information is available at this time.

UPDATE: There are now confirmed multiple fatalities in the plane crash. The FAA will take over the investigation. 

Rachael Gustuson, Editor

 
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CJ

Forgot to mention .....I live in lower Yucaipa

CJ

I was in my office this afternoon listening to an aggressive plane flying overhead.....I almost went outside to look as it was getting a bit irritating.....I was thinking....this guy is giving this plane a workout.....then learned of the plane crash in Yucaipa/Mentone/Redlands Hills....did anyone see or hear this plane today

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