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Neighbors ID pilot killed in plane crash in North Las Vegas

Video credit: KTNV Channel 13 Las Vegas
Published on November 28, 2019 - Duration: 02:22s
The plane went down Tuesday evening. It's unknown what caused the crash.
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Neighbors ID pilot killed in plane crash in North Las Vegas

AFTER A SMALL PLANE CRASH....NEAR LAS VEGAS.THREE PEOPLE ARE BELIEVED TOHAVE... DIED.13 ACTION NEWS REPORTER LEAHPEZZETTI JOINS US LIVE.AND LEAH...NEIGHBORS IN HENDERSON BELIEVETHE PILOT IS SOMEONE THEY KNOW.IT'S DARK NOW SO YOU CANIMAGINE THESE ARE SIMILAR TOTHE CONDITIONS THIS PILOT WASDEALING WITH AT THIS TIMEYESTERDAY.IT'S UNCLEAR WHY THE PLANE WENTDOWN BUT TODAY I SPOKE TOMULTIPLE WITNESSES WHO SAYTHERE WAS A DARK SKY THEN THEYSAW A BLAZE OF FIRE - THENREALIZED THAT LIGHT WAS COMINGFROM THE MOUNTAINSIDE.IT'S NOW A RECOVERY EFFORT ATGASS PEAK - METRO SAYS A SMALLSINGLE ENGINE CIRRUS SR22 PLANECRASHED AT 66 HUNDRED FEET ANDREGISTERED OWNER IS BARON VONSPEED LLC - AND THEWEBSITE FOR THAT COMPANY LISTSGREG AKERS AS THE OWNER.WHILE THE CORONER'S OFFICE HASNOT ID-ED THE VICTIMS - ANUMBER OF GREG'S NEIGHBORS SAYTHEY BELIEVE IT'S HIM.COSETTE HAS LIVED ACROSS THESTREET FROM HIM FOR 13 YEARS -SAYING HE ALWAYS SENDS HERVIDEOS OF HIM IN THE SKY ANDTHEN HERE IS ACTUAL FOOTAGE OFHIS PLANE AS HE'S FLYING BUTHER PHONE HAS GONE SILENT NOW -WITH NO RESPONSE FROM GREG.IT'S VERY HARD TO BELIEVE.I JUST COULDN'T.I JUST SAW HIM THE OTHER DAY,HE WAS SHARING INFORMATIONABOUT A DRIVING CLASS I SHOULDENROLL MY DAUGHTER IN BECAUSESHE'S ALMOST 15 AND I JUSTDON'T WANT TO BELIEVE IT, ISTILL DON'T WANT TO BELIEVE ITSHE SAYS GREG HAD A CLEAR LOVEFOR HIS CAREER.YOU ALMOST THOUGHT THAT WAS HISCHILD.HIS PASSION FOR AIRCRAFT, HISPASSION FOR FLYING, HIS PASSIONFOR HIS PAST JOB AS AN AIRTRAFFIC CONTROLLER, HE ALWAYSHAD SOMETHING FUN TO SHARE ANDSHE'LL ALWAYS THINK OF HIM AS AMAN WHO LOVED THE SKY.JUST HIS GENUINE PASSION ITHINK FOR LIFE, I'LL ALWAYSREMEMBER HIM WHEN I LOOK UP ANDFLYWHILE WE'LL HOPEFULLY GET THEOFFICIAL ID OF THE VICTIMS SOON- ITCOULD TAKE A YEAR OR MORE TODETERMINE THE ACTUAL CAUSE OFTHIS PLANE CRASH.REPORTING LIVE LEAH PEZZETTI 13ACTION NEWSIN CALIFORNIA...

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