Saturday, January 25, 2020

La Mirada woman killed in Corona plane crash

Riverside-  A La Mirada woman was one of four people killed Wednesday in a plane crash in Corona according to the Riverside County Coroner's Office.  Two of the dead were from Whittier.

Paula Mitchell, 61, from La Mirada was a passenger in a single-engine plane that crashed and burst into flames after striking a fence as it was taking off from Corona Municipal Airport according to the Associated Press.

The pilot Danny Rodriguez, 70, a retired LAPD officer and his wife Teresa Rodriguez, 63, both of Whittier and a Torrance man were also killed in the crash.

Below: A La Mirada man tells KTLA he was supposed to be the 4th passenger on the ill-fated flight.

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