Westwood News
Neighborhood Plane Crash
By Charlie Golestani
Aug 10, 2012 - 10:06:18 PM

WESTWOODA single-engine Cessna crashed Friday, August 10, as it was returning to Santa Monica Airport that night, leaving one person dead.

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Sean McMillan, courtesy of his legal page at Greenberg Traurig LLP
Spokespersons for the Federal Aviation Administration said the pilot declared an emergency situation for unknown reasons around 6:10 p.m.  Shortly thereafter, the plane went down approximately three miles northeast of the airport, near the 2100 block of South Glendon Avenue.

The Los Angeles Police Department blocked off the area between La Grange and Mississippi Avenues and those with homes in the area were escorted by police.

Los Angeles Fire Department said there was no damage to any homes from the blaze and no injuries.

The victim and pilot, Sean McMillan, was 70 years old. No other victims were reported.



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