[amsat-bb] San Diego plane crash was near us

Phil Karn Jr KA9Q karn at philkarn.net
Tue Dec 9 09:50:07 PST 2008

That F/A-18 that went down in San Diego yesterday crashed about 870 m 
due west of us (Miramar is to the east).

We're fine.

I took some pictures of the area and put them on my website at


These are just of the surrounding neighborhood, not the site itself. But 
they give a sense of scale to this thing. I've never seen so many 
firemen, policemen and pieces of emergency equipment in one place before.

73, Phil

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