1 dead and 1 injured after planes collide at Compton airport


COMPTON – One person was killed and a second was injured Wednesday night in a collision between two planes at Compton/Woodley Airport.

The collision was reported about 6:55 p.m., according to the Compton Fire Department.

Images from the scene at the airport, 901 West Alondra Blvd., showed a World War II vintage-style plane and the burned wreckage of a second plane at the airfield.

One person was pronounced dead at the scene, while the second was conscious and speaking to fire officials before being transported to a local hospital.

The cause of the crash, or if there were further injuries was not immediately clear.

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