Date & Time: Aug 5, 2018 at 1228 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 414 Chancellor
Registration:
N727RP
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
No
Site:
City
Schedule:
Concord – Santa Ana
MSN:
414-0385
YOM:
1973
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
4
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
While approaching Santa Ana-John Wayne Airport in excellent weather conditions, the twin engine aircraft entered a dive and crashed in a vertical attitude in the parking lot of a commercial mall located in Bristol Street, about 1,7 mile northwest of the airport. The aircraft was destroyed by impact forces and there was no fire. At least one vehicle on the ground was destroyed. All five occupants were killed while no one on the ground was injured.