Plane crash that kills two local residents a mystery

Donald Tempelton
Experienced pilots and aircraft builders James Ayers, 67, of Newbury Park and Donald “Craig” Tempelton, 54, of Agoura Hills died in a plane crash near the Oxnard Airport on Sat., June 29.
Ian Gregor, public affairs manager for the Federal Aviation Administration, said the single-engine, home-built Less Drag Special aircraft piloted by Ayers crashed under unknown circumstances in an agricultural field a mile and a half southwest of Oxnard Airport shortly after departi...

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