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One killed in plane crash in Tehachapi

Posted at 7:55 PM, Nov 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-21 12:42:42-05

UPDATE: The Kern County Coroner's Office has identified the man killed in Sunday's plane crash as 49-year-old Kevin Arayon Javier of Cerritos. 

Javier was the pilot of the plane that crashed in Tehachapi. 


Kern County Fire crews are on scene of a fatal plane crash in Tehachapi.

KCFD says it happened at around 6 p.m. north of Highway 58, in the Capital Hills area of Tehachapi. Fire crews and a helicopter were able to locate the debris.

Crews on scene say one person was killed. They believe that no one else was on board the small aircraft.

Tehachapi Police are investigating. We have a crew heading to the scene, check back for updates.