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Man dies after ultralight plane crashes off Ventura County coast

One man was injured and another died after their small plane crashed Saturday afternoon in the waters off the Ventura County coast, authorities said.

Their ultralight aircraft crashed off Point Mugu Rock, about 50 miles west of downtown Los Angeles, said Los Angeles County fire spokesman Steve Swindle.

One of the plane’s occupants suffered a heart attack and was being resuscitated en route to a hospital, Swindle said. The Ventura County Star reported that the man later died.

The other occupant was taken to a hospital with a minor injury.

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Swindle said the plane took off from Camarillo Airport.


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