ohn King of Torrance dies in fatal Sylmar plane crash – Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Sylmar plane crash death of John King of Torrance – Obituary

John King, 62, of Torrance, was identified as the pilot who perished in a small plane crash in Sylmar that occurred on Wednesday, April 20, 2022.

According to the coroner’s office, he perished after his twin-engine Cessna 337 Skymaster crashed beside the westbound Foothill (210) Freeway in Sylmar around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

According to the FAA, the National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the cause of the incident.

The cause of the plane’s crash was not immediately known. The site is in the northern San Fernando Valley, near Whiteman Airport.

This is the third crash at Whiteman Airport in recent months.