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Watsonville Plane Crash: Image shows the moment of impact in a fatal mid-air collision; expert breaks down NTSB preliminary report

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WATSONVILLE, Calif. (KGO) — New witness testimony, a stunning photo and flight path data are details included in a newly released preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) into the fatal midair plane collision last month at the Watsonville Municipal Airport. The report was released Thursday afternoon.

The heartbreaking photo was taken by a woman who was in her office. The report described, “The Cessna 340 appeared to be in a steep straight bank and the Cessna 152 appeared to be in a slight nose-down attitude.”

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The photo shows the moment the single-engine Cessna 152 and the twin-engine Cessna 340 collided, killing three people and a dog.

“It clearly shows that the twin, at the very last moment, was turning right to avoid the other aircraft that was clearly making that turn,” aviation expert Max Trescott of Aviation News Talk Podcast told ABC7 News. “Just a few seconds too late.”

Trescott broke down the report. He explained that the twin engine – carrying Winton residents Carl Kruppa, Nannette Plett-Kruppa and a dog – was going too fast.

“This plane was coming into Watsonville regularly,” he said. “It was around 80 knots faster on the day of the crash than it had been the weekend before when it arrived. That’s almost 100 miles per hour faster.”

Trescott said a particular aircraft needs to slow from the speed it was at, to less than 140 in order to lower its landing gear and flaps.

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“He was still at 180,” he noted.

Trescott explained that this is a speed that in no way would have allowed a safe landing.

“I think the driver would have realized at some point that he was too fast,” he added. “It would then have to climb, circle and follow a rectangular pattern to try to land again.”

He said: “There really is no rational explanation as to why he was so fast.”

Stuart Camenson, 32, piloted the single-engine Cessna. The Santa Cruz resident was born and raised in Alamo.

The report confirms what his family told us previously – he practiced touch-and-go landings. His family said Camenson was on his fifth and final attempt when the accident happened.

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“The most perishable skill for pilots is the ability to land well,” Trescott said. “So pilots often go to the airport and practice flying the rectangular landing pattern 5, 6, 7, even 10 times.”

The report put a witness in a plane over the crash. The airport does not have a control tower, so the witness and others listened to the two pilots communicating on the Common Traffic Advisory Frequency (CTAF).

Radio recordings indicate that the two pilots – Kruppa and Camenson – were in communication shortly before the crash.

Camenson is heard responding to Kruppa, gratefully, “Yeah, I see you. You’re behind me. I’ll go around then, you’re coming at me pretty quick, man.”

The witness told investigators that Kruppa attempted to turn right. His left wing then hit Camenson’s plane.

Another message was sent to pilots in the area, warning: ‘Everyone please be advised there has been an accident near Runway 20 Watsonville.’

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Camenson’s family responded to the report on Thursday.

In a statement, they explained: “Needless to say, our family is devastated by this senseless tragedy. The NTSB’s preliminary report doesn’t tell us anything we don’t already know. We are deeply saddened that neither plane had a chance to land. The NTSB report says Stuart had made four successful landings before the crash. The report also states that “the pilot of the Cessna 152 (Stuart) further stated that he was going around ‘because you’re catching me pretty quick’.”

His family said: “Stuart was a careful and meticulous pilot. Flying was a passion he enjoyed very much. The NTSB final report could take 18 to 24 months.”

“Our family has been blessed with the love and support of countless kind and caring people. We deeply feel the loss of Stuart. He was our beloved son and our daughters’ beloved brother. We will feel this loss. for the rest of our lives. Stuart was a very special person who made a positive difference in the lives of many. His loss is felt by a large group of friends and family.”

The NTSB report concluded with information on where the planes touched down.

“The Cessna 152 came to rest on airport property approximately 1,200 feet northeast of the approach end of Runway 20. The left wing, of the outboard strut, spun separated from the aircraft and came to rest about 500 feet northeast of the main wreckage the left horizontal stabilizer and elevator separated and came to rest about 380 feet northeast of main wreckage,” he read of Camenson’s plane.

About Kruppa’s aircraft, the report explained: “Two small sections of the left tip tank of the Cessna 340 were located near the wreckage of the Cessna 152. The Cessna 340 came to rest in a hangar located on the south side -east of the airport. the Cessna 340 were in the wreckage area.”

The NTSB reports that both planes have been recovered and are currently secured in a storage facility, pending further examination.

Camenson’s friends created a GoFundMe campaign on behalf of his family. They want to create a memorial at the Watsonville Municipal Airport.

The online campaign reads, “All remaining funds will be used to help the Camenson family with their mental health needs.”

Click here to contribute.

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PITTSBURGH — Quarterback Zach Wilson’s season debut included a historic touchdown catch, a two-quarter fall that nearly doomed the New York Jets and the biggest fourth-quarter comeback of his young career.

“It was an ugly win, but it was one of the most fun I’ve had playing football,” Wilson said Sunday after a 24-20 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers at Acrisure Stadium.

It was a wild game.

The Jets led by 10 points in the first quarter and trailed by 10 in the fourth, but Wilson rallied them with touchdowns for 81 and 65 yards on their final two possessions to earn their second win from behind on the road. Wilson returned to huddle after a preseason knee injury that required arthroscopic surgery on Aug. 16. With just three days of full practice, he was predictably rusty (18 for 36, 252 yards, two interceptions), but he made several clutch throws in the fourth quarter. Sunday’s game was the first time since 1988 that the Jets led by 10 points, trailed by 10 and won the game, according to Elias Sports Bureau research.

Wilson was nearly flawless in the fourth, completing 10 of 12 passes for 128 yards and a touchdown — a 5-yard rush to wide receiver Corey Davis with 7:31 remaining.

“The young man doesn’t flinch,” coach Robert Saleh said.

Wilson, drafted second overall in 2021, showed tenacity and resilience in the final minutes. He’s completed his last seven passes, including 5-on-5 for 57 yards on the final drive. The Jets took over on Michael Carter II’s interception with 3:34 remaining and marched to Breece Hall’s 2-yard touchdown with 16 seconds left.

Wilson said he didn’t think about his surgically repaired knee during the game. He was under heavy duress by a makeshift line. He’s only been sacked once, but he’s been hit six times and pressured 14 times, according to NFL Next Gen Stats.

“I thought it was probably the most comfortable I’ve ever felt from a pre-game perspective before a game,” said Wilson, who went 3-10 as a starter during a tough rookie year.

Wilson proved he could catch a pass. In the second quarter, he scored on the Jets’ version of the “Philly Special,” a dazzling play in which he handed it to wide receiver Garrett Wilson, who threw it to receiver Braxton Berrios, who threw a pass from 2 yards. to a wide-open Wilson.

He became the first quarterback in Jets history to score a touchdown reception and the first to catch a pass since Geno Smith in 2013. Wilson celebrated with a “Griddy” dance in the end zone.

“It’s pretty cool,” he said of his touchdown, joking, “I have the best hands on the team.”

The Jets looked in control with a 10-0 lead, but Wilson threw two interceptions (one from tight end Tyler Conklin) as the Jets squandered chances to put the game away. Wilsons said “there was frustration, but it was the right frustration”. The defense made four interceptions, including two by safety Lamarcus Joyner, to keep the Jets in the game. It gave Wilson two big possessions at the end.

“He never stopped. He never turned it off. You can tell he just believes in himself. He may not have played a perfect game, but it was his first game and everything,” Hall said of Wilson.

Wilson, showing no ill effects from his knee surgery, escaped a handful of sacks thanks to his mobility. He said he was “in a good position” with his knee, thanking the coaching staff for preparing him. He was on the run because his offensive line suffered another key injury, as rookie right tackle Max Mitchell (knee) was knocked out in the second quarter — the Jets’ fourth tackle to be injured since training camp.

The day started with a surprise move, with right guard Alijah Vera-Tucker starting at left tackle. At halftime, only two of the five Week 1 starters were in their original positions – center Connor McGovern and left guard Laken Tomlinson. Led by Wilson, the Jets (2-2) overcame a lot of adversity.

“I think he played a good game for his first game back,” Saleh said.

The Steelers (1-3) had a hard time swallowing. Said safety Minkah Fitzpatrick, “It’s very frustrating. It’s frustrating to lose to people you know are better than, more talented than.”

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Core inflation, which excludes volatile items such as fuel and food prices, was unchanged from August and rose 2.0% year-on-year.

Interestingly, Swiss Harmonized CPI for September drops 0.2% m/m (deflation horn)

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Firefighters launched an arson investigation on Sunday after a blaze damaged an abandoned apartment building in Grant Hill, the third fire at the property in less than a week, authorities said.

The fires caused at least $470,000 in damage, San Diego Police Sgt. Rick Pechin of the Metro Arson Strike Team.

The property, located on K Street near 38th Street, has been frequented by squatters “for quite some time,” Pechin said.

The property includes a front house that was destroyed by a fire early Saturday.

Around 11:45 a.m. Sunday, San Diego police officers were driving down an alley that borders the building when they noticed smoke billowing from the two-story structure.

Pechin said the fire started in an upstairs unit and caused damage estimated at $120,000. No one was hurt.

The fire was the third in recent days. Few details were available on the first fire, which occurred on Wednesday. Pechin said it was an outdoor fire in front of the front house which caused “fairly minor” damage.

The second fire broke out shortly after 4 a.m. Saturday. The fire engulfed the house, which was boarded up.

When firefighters arrived, no one was inside. The estimated damage from this fire was $350,000.

Pechin declined to comment on the cause of the fires, citing ongoing investigations. “However, we treat them as arson,” he said.

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Sacheen Littlefeather, activist who turned down Marlon Brando’s Oscar, dies at 75 : NPR

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Sacheen Littlefeather, the Native American actress and activist who turned down Marlon Brando’s Best Actor Oscar in 1973, has died, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Sunday night. She was 75 years old.

The Academy announcement Littlefeather’s death on his Twitter account. No cause of death was immediately given, but several news outlets reported that Littlefeather suffered from breast cancer.

Born Marie Louise Cruz on November 14, 1946, in Salinas, California, Littlefeather then changed her name in her twenties as she explored her Native American heritage and became an activist.

On March 27, 1973, she delivered one of the most dramatic moments in Oscar history. As Brando’s name read for winning Best Actor for his role in The GodfatherLittlefeather took the stage wearing loafers and a buckskin dress to politely offer Brando’s regret for turning down the award due to Hollywood’s treatment and portrayal of Native Americans.

His speech to refuse the Oscar on behalf of Brando was met with a mixture of boos and cheers. She said she saw actor John Wayne being restrained from rushing onto the stage while she was on it, The Los Angeles Times reported.

Last August, NPR’s Mandalit Del Barco reported on an interview Littlefeather gave to member station KQED in 2020 about the speech and its fallout.

“People were making money off this Hollywood Indian racism. Of course they’re going to boo. They don’t want their party to be interrupted.”

Littlefeather said she was escorted off stage at the Oscars by a team of security guards. She said that for years Hollywood boycotted her, calling her redlisted.

Earlier this year and almost 50 years later, the academy officially apologized to Littlefeather for the abuse she subsequently suffered as a result of her Oscar appearance. In a June letter from former academy president David Rubin, the academy described the “unwarranted and unwarranted” abuse she endured.

Brando later admitted his regret for the position he put Littlefeather in, according to The Los Angeles Time. “I was distressed that people booed and hissed and stomped on, even though it may have been directed at myself,” he told then-talk show host Dick Cavett. “They should have at least had the courtesy to listen to him.”

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A Mahan Air plane from Tehran to Guangzhou in China contacted Delhi ATC after receiving a bomb threat, ANI reported. The plane was asked to land in Jaipur but refused and left Indian airspace.

In response to the crisis, the Indian Air Force (IAF) sent its Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter jets from airbases in Punjab and Jodhpur to intercept the aircraft. Security agencies monitor the plane. According to ANI, the aircraft is now continuing its flight path towards China.

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The Chicago Bears and New York Giants each have a 2-1 start to the 2022 season, and one will be 3-1 (barring a tie) after Sunday’s game. Even the most ardent fan of either team would be shocked to start October with three wins. Justin Fields for the Bears and Daniel Jones for the Giants are limited passers, so both teams rely on the ground game. Giants running back Saquon Barkley looks like his old self with two years of tearing his ACL. The Bears lost starting running back David Montgomery to an ankle injury last week, but managed to get the ball running with backup Khalil Herbert. The Bears and Giants kick off Sunday at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) on Fox.

The game will air on Fox in the New York and Chicago areas (according to 506 Sports) on live tv broadcast services, but there may be times when you are blocked due to an internet location issue or just want an extra layer of privacy for streaming. There is an option that does not require subscribing to something like NFL Sunday Ticket Where NFL+or search the Internet for a basic website: you can use a virtual private network, or vpn.

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For Week 4 of the NFL season, the Bears take on the Giants at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) on Sunday. The game is scheduled to take place at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, home of the New York Giants.

How to watch the Bears vs Giants game online from anywhere using a VPN

If you are unable to view the game locally due to incorrectly enforced blackout restrictions, you may need another way to watch the game and this is where using a VPN can come in handy. A VPN is also the best way to prevent your ISP from throttling your game day speeds by encrypting your traffic. Plus, it’s a great idea when you’re traveling and find yourself connected to a Wi-Fi network, and want to add an extra layer of privacy for your devices and connections.

With a VPN, you can virtually change your location on your phone, tablet, or laptop to access the game. So if your ISP or mobile carrier has blocked you with an IP address that says incorrectly your location in a blackout zone, a VPN can fix this problem by giving you an IP address in your correct, unobstructed zone. Most VPNs, like our Editors’ Choice, ExpressVPNmake it really easy to do.

Using a VPN to watch or stream sports is legal in all countries where VPNs are legal, including the United States and Canada, as long as you have a legitimate subscription to the service you’re streaming. You need to make sure your VPN is set up correctly to prevent leaks: Even when VPNs are legal, the streaming service can terminate the account of anyone it believes is circumventing properly applied blackout restrictions.

Looking for other options? Be sure to check out some of the other great VPN offers is taking place at the moment.

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ExpressVPN is our current best VPN for people who want a reliable and secure VPN, and it works on a variety of devices. It’s normally $13 a month, and you can sign up for ExpressVPN and save 49% and get three months of free access – the equivalent of $6.67 a month – if you get an annual subscription.

Note that ExpressVPN offers a 30-day money-back guarantee.

Stream the Bears vs Giants game live in the US

This week’s Bears vs Giants game is on Fox, so in addition to a VPN, you’ll need a live tv streaming service which carries a local Fox affiliate that airs the game. The cheapest service is Sling TV Blue. You’ll need to be a Sling Blue subscriber in order to watch the game, and you’ll need to switch your VPN to the Chicago or New York areas.

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Of the live TV streaming services that carry local Fox stations, the cheapest is Sling TV Blue at $35 per month. Note that Sling is currently running a promotion where the first month of service is half price ($17.50) for new subscribers.

An important caveat: In our experience, local Fox affiliates will only be available if your billing address is in one of the 18 metropolitan areas covered by Sling’s agreement. If you’re outside of one of these areas, you’re probably better off opting for one of the alternative services listed below.

Many others live tv streaming services also broadcast local Fox stations, namely YouTube TV, Hulu Plus Live TV, DirecTV Stream and FuboTV. They all cost more than Sling TV, but they also offer more channels, including football-specific channels like Fox, ESPN, NFL Network, and/or RedZone. Discover our guide to live tv streaming channels for more details.

Quick tips for streaming Bears vs Giants using a VPN

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  • With four variables in play – your ISP, browser, video streaming provider, and VPN – experience and success can vary.
  • Sling Blue is only an option if and when the ability to get local Fox affiliates is active on your account. You may want to verify that your billing address is eligible for this option before committing your credit card.
  • Sling Blue has agreements with local Fox channels in Chicago and New York, so Express VPN users can choose between locations.
  • If you don’t see your desired location as the default option for ExpressVPN, try using the “search for a city or country” option.
  • If you’re having trouble getting the game after turning on your VPN and setting it to the correct viewing area, there are two things you can try for a quick fix. First, log into your streaming service subscription account and make sure that the address registered for the account is an address in the correct viewing area. If not, you may need to change the physical address on file in your account. Second, some smart TVs – like Roku – don’t have VPN apps that you can install directly on the device itself. Instead, you’ll need to install the VPN on your router or whatever mobile hotspot you use (like your phone) so that any device on its Wi-Fi network will now appear in the correct viewing location.
  • All of the VPN providers we recommend have helpful instructions on their main site for quickly installing the VPN on your router. In some cases with Smart TV services, after installing a cable network’s sports app, you will be asked to verify a numeric code or click on a link sent to your registered email address for your Smart TV . This is where having a VPN on your router will also help, as both devices will appear in the correct place.
  • And remember, browsers can often give away location despite using a VPN, so make sure you’re using a privacy-focused browser to connect to your services. We normally recommend Brave.

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