David Chelini, 78, Karen Baker, 46, Donna Chelini, 48, and Steven Chelini, 58, pronounced dead after plane crashes near Road 68 and Avenue 288 in Visalia, California


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Modified Date: 
Tue, 12/07/2021 - 10:09am
Accident Date: 
Saturday, December 4, 2021

UPDATE: 4 people killed after small plane crashes near Visalia airport

The crash happened at about 6:35 pm at Road 68 and Avenue 288, just west of the Visalia Municipal Airport.

4 members of Sacramento family killed in plane crash

Around four minutes elapsed between takeoff and the first 911 call, Cox said. It wasn't immediately known where the plane was headed.


Sacramento plane crash victim Dave Chelini remembered as beloved musician, accordion teacher

"They said Dave loved three things. There were 'three As.' There was the accordion, airplanes and automobiles," said friend and fellow co-worker at Kline Music Nicolaus Meagher.

People Involved: 
David Chelini
Karen Baker
Donna Chelini
Steven Chelini

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