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Airplane tumbles off truck on Interstate 15 near Rainbow/Temecula border

Saturday, July 13th, 2013
Issue 28, Volume 17.

RAINBOW - A small airplane tumbled off a flatbed truck onto northbound Interstate 15 just north of Rainbow, causing the truck to flip over, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Dispatchers received a call at 7:45 p.m. Friday about the crash.

The driver of the flatbed truck swerved to Advertisement
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avoid hitting another vehicle that had merged, the CHP reported.

The motion caused the plane to fall off and land upside down. Both vehicles came to rest in the center divider of the freeway near the Border Patrol checkpoint near Temecula, according to the CHP.

No injuries were reported.



Comment Profile ImageWrenchers
Comment #1 | Saturday, Jul 13, 2013 at 3:39 pm
I wonder how many trucks have tumbled off airplanes?
Comment Profile ImageJoemamma
Comment #2 | Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 9:45 am
"How'd you get such a good deal on that plane?"
"Oh, let's just say it fell of a truck (wink)."

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