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'We got a mayday!' Small plane crashes onto 405 Freeway in Orange County - Los Angeles Times

A small twin-engine airplane burst into flames as it crash-landed on the 405 Freeway in Santa Ana on Friday morning shortly after taking off from John Wayne Airport. In a frantic call to the airport's control tower, the pilot of a Cessna 310 told ...and more »

Small plane crashes and burns on LA-area freeway, 3 injured - KFDA

SANTA ANA, CA (RNN) - A small plane crashed and caught fire on Interstate 405, short of the runway at John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana, CA, south of Los Angeles. The airport said the pilot called mayday to the tower just 11 seconds after takeoff.and more »

Two People Hurt After Small Plane Crashes on Southern California Freeway - KTVN

A fire official says a plane that crashed on a Southern California freeway clipped a car as it crashed but the driver wasn't seriously injured. Orange County Fire Capt. Larry Kurtz tells KCBS-TV that Cessna 310 aircraft clipped the car as it crashed ...and more »

Two Hospitalized After Fiery Plane Crash on 405 Freeway in Orange County - NBC Southern California

Two people were rescued from the fiery wreckage of a small plane that crashed Friday morning on the 405 Freeway in Orange County, clipped a pickup and skidded to a stop against a median as it burst into flames. The crash occurred at the MacArthur ...and more »

Small plane crashes on 405 freeway outside Los Angeles - KTVQ Billings News

A small, twin-engine plane has crashed on the 405 freeway outside Los Angeles, CBS Los Angeles reports. The crash was first reported at 10 a.m.. John Wayne Airport tweeted that the nearby freeway has been closed in both directions "due to debris on the ...and more »

Plane Crashes In Flames On California Freeway, 2 Injured - KPBS

A small twin-engine plane dropped out of the sky and exploded in flames on a busy freeway near a Southern California airport Friday morning, injuring the two people aboard but clipping only one passing vehicle, a fire official said. The Cessna 310 ...and more »

2 Injured In Plane Crash On 405 Freeway After Takeoff From John Wayne - CBS Los Angeles

IRVINE (CBSLA.com) — Two people have been hospitalized with major injuries after a plane crashed on the southbound 405 Freeway north of MacArthur Boulevard in Irvine, just after taking off from John Wayne Airport.and more »

Small plane catches fire after crashing on 405 freeway at MacArthur; 2 hospitalized - OCRegister

IRVINE – A small, twin-engine plane crash-landed on the I-405 freeway during the tail-end of rush-hour Friday morning, June 30 – banging into the center divider, colliding with a car, scattering debris that at least three other vehicles couldn't avoid ...and more »

Latest plane crash in Orange County is not the first accident related to John Wayne Airport - Los Angeles Times

A twin engine Cessna with two aboard crashed on the 405 Freeway in Costa Mesa on Friday morning while coming in for a landing at John Wayne Airport. It is not the first aircraft accident involving the facility. Here are a few. Feb. 13, 2017 Actor ...and more »

Small plane crash-lands on California highway - Business Insider

The crash, involving a twin-engine Cessna 310, temporarily shut down both directions of the 405 Freeway. The incident occurred near John Wayne Airport. According to airport authorities, the northbound lanes of the 405 have been reopened, but southbound ...and more »