Dick Tak and Clayton Abajian Perish in Airplane Crash Near Highway 299 and Highway 44
REDDING, CA (November 21, 2018) – Two El Dorado County men lost their lives Thursday evening in a small airplane crash, just north of the Redding Municipal Airport near Highway 299 and Highway 44.
Clayton Edward Abajian, of Rescue, and Dick D. Tak, of El Dorado Hills, were identified as the fallen victims in Thursday evening’s airplane crash. Both men sustained serious injuries and were pronounced dead at the scene. Tak, 69, was determined to be the pilot of the plane while Abajian, 64, was the passenger.
According to a Federal Aviation Administration report, the Shasta County Sheriff’s deputies responded to reports of a crash around 6:30 p.m. that occurred just northeast of the airport. A 1967 Cessna 182, which shortly took off from the nearby airport, sustained substantial damage after crashing into a terrain under unknown circumstances.
Abajian was volunteering and helping with an Angel Flight, a care flights for patients. Reports say that the Cessna aircraft was experiencing a problem just after departing the runway.
The National Transportation Safety Board and the FAA are investigating the circumstances of this deadly incident.
This is devastating news to anyone who knew Clayton Edward Abajian and Dick D. Tak. Our law offices would like to express our thoughts of strength and courage to all those involved.
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