Plane Crash


Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Ricardo Contreras

File # MG223260004


On November 22, 2022, at 6:26 PM, deputies from the Cabazon Station responded to a plane crash in the field south of the Interstate 10 Freeway, between Malki Road and Hargrave Street in the unincorporated area of Riverside County near Banning. Deputies and paramedics arrived on scene and located a single engine aircraft on fire and later located the remains of one male victim. No one else on the ground was injured. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) have assumed the investigation and are the primary investigative agency into the details of the plane crash.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has additional information, are encouraged to email the NTSB at and reference the Banning, CA accident.

For media inquiries regarding this incident please contact the Media Information Bureau.

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