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FAA, NTSB investigate plane, car crash

August 13, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
The FAA and NTSB are investigating the deadly collision of a home-built plane and a car in rural San Bernardino County.The plane had apparently made an emergency landing and was just taking off again at the time of the crash on Interstate 40, about 10 miles west of Needles.

View a slideshow of the crash between the car and the plane

Witnesses say it was about three feet off the ground when a car slammed into it.

The pilot died at the scene, and three people in the vehicle suffered minor injuries.


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