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Aircraft went down near Lake Elsinore during simulated emergency, FAA confirms


Last updated 1/17/2018 at Noon

A single-engine plane that went down just north of Lake Elsinore after striking a power line was in the middle of a simulated engine-out procedure when the accident happened, a Federal Aviation

Administration official confirmed Tuesday.

FAA spokesman Ian Gregor told City News Service that the Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee was maneuvering at low altitude about noon Saturday in the area of Colt Drive and Bosley Lane when the aircraft clipped the transmission line.

"The pilot was practicing a simulated engine failure,'' Gregor said.

An instructor and student, neither of whom were identified, we...

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