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Catalina Island airport plane crash injures 4

Four victims were airlifted to Los Angeles County hospitals after a small plane they were aboard crashed at Catalina Airport in Santa Catalina Island Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.
November 3, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
A small plane crashed at an airport in Catalina Island Sunday afternoon, injuring four people aboard.

FAA officials said a single-engine Grumman AA-5 aircraft landed long at the airport and went off the end of the runway around 3:15 p.m.

No one was killed. No fire was reported.

Most of the people on board suffered back injuries. One victim was treated for a leg injury. All were airlifted to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center.

Catalina Airport sits on top of a cliff.

It's unknown whether the plane was in the process of landing or taking off at the time of the crash.


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