SMO in the News – August 2012

The following articles relating to SMO have appeared in the press during August 2012:

Commission asks council to get behind air quality study (Santa Monica Daily Press, Aug 31, 2012)
New airport commissioner breaks mold (Santa Monica Daily Press, Aug 31, 2012)
More Recommendations for Reducing SMO’s Impact (Santa Monica Patch, Aug 28, 2012)
Stop Formation Flying Over our Homes (Santa Monica Patch, Aug 18, 2012)
Preliminary NTSB Report on N41KA crash (NTSB, Aug 17, 2012)
Westchester attorney dies … Santa Monica Airport (The Argonaut, Aug 16, 2012)
Letter: Airport closure growing on politicians (Santa Monica Daily Press, Aug 14, 2012)
Harvard-educated Lawyer Killed in Fiery West LA Plane Crash (KTLA, Aug 12, 2012) – Video
Pilot in West L.A. Crash Identified (Santa Monica Patch, Aug 12, 2012)
Another Tragedy, Another Reason to Reevaluate Urban Air Traffic (SM Patch, Aug 12, 2012)
Pilot Killed in West LA Plane Crash Remembered (NBC-4 Los Angeles, Aug 11, 2012)
Update on One Dead …Plane Crash in WLA Neighborhood (Fox LA, Aug 11, 2012) – Video
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 147574 (Aviation Safety Network, Aug 10, 2012)

Aug 10, 2012 – Below is the WebTrak record and registration details for N41KA, the plane that crashed this evening near SMO:

One Dead in Small Plane Crash in …, Sparking Fire (FOX LA, Aug 10, 2012) – Video
Small Plane Crashes in West Los Angeles, Pilot Dies (Santa Monica Mirror, Aug 10, 2012) – Video
1 Dead After Plane Crashes into West Los Angeles Neighborhood (KTLA, Aug 10, 2012) – Video
1 killed after plane crashes in Los Angeles neighborhood (CNN, Aug 10, 2012) 
Plane Hits Los Angeles Neighborhood; 1 Dead (ABC News LA, Aug 10, 2012)

Pilot dies … near Santa Monica Airport (Washington Post, Aug 10, 2012)
Update: 1 Killed in West L.A. Plane Crash (Santa Monica Patch, Aug 10, 2012)
SM A/C Needs to Look Harder at Federal Law… (Aviation and Airport Law, Aug 8, 2012)
Mural takes flight (Santa Monica Daily Press, Aug 4, 2012)
Bill Rosendahl Announces Cancer Diagnosis (Santa Monica Patch, Aug 1, 2012)