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Two men were taken to area hospitals after a small airplane crashed Thursday afternoon near a private airstrip in rural Calaveras County.
Over the years the camp expanded, eventually outgrowing the airstrip and relocating to its current spot adjacent to the lake in the mid-1980s.
Sheriff’s deputies and other emergency personnel were dispatched to the 10000 block of Hogan Dam Road regarding a report of a plane crash at an airstrip on private property between the communities of Valley Springs and Copperopolis.
The solar panels lining the airstrip produce 70 percent of the Brando’s electricity; the rest is produced by generators that run not on fossil fuels but on coconut oil produced in French Polynesia and therefore good for the local economy.
This was most evident at Area 51, an off-limits airstrip and aircraft engineering and development facility inside the Nevada Test Site, about 90 minutes north of Las Vegas.
Each model is spaced about 30 feet (9.1 meters) apart a few steps from a fence made from old steel airstrip landing mats separating San Diego from Tijuana, Mexico.
The heavily fortified enemy outpost and airstrip at Tarawa was targeted for elimination as the United States began to roll back the Japanese tide of conquest in 1943.
The article came out as Hilde was trying to get approval from Ada County to use a ridge north of the Table Rock area as a primitive airstrip.
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