making headlines all week, the small planes crashing one after the another, the latest one in a store parking lot with shoppers nearby. With that story here's ABC's David Kerley. Reporter: In an... See More
making headlines all week, the small planes crashing one after the another, the latest one in a store parking lot with shoppers nearby. With that story here's ABC's David Kerley. Reporter: In an instant a crash, a small plane in flames, a rescue on in a San Diego parking lot. Watch as by-standers become first responders, pulling two women from the burning wreckage. The plane had missed a landing, and the pie hot was on the radio. Oh, my god. I'm not getting any altitude here. Reporter: That is 52-year-old Devon Logan's piloting skills were commended as she brought down the plane away from people. Logan was seriously injured. Sunday another small aircraft killed a father and daughter on a Florida beach. Is there a trend? No. It's the time of year. Summer weather is much better for flying and so we have increased flying activity in the summer. So we always see an increase in accidents in the summer, unfortunately. Reporter: Small plane deaths are actually dropping. Over the past five years the number of deaths decreased, dipping significantly last year. But the ntsb says private flying still has the highest accident rate. I don't believe it's a troubled category. I think it's just an area that is ripe for safety improvements. Reporter: Which is why the ntsb and the pilot's association stress more training making small plane flying safer for those in the air and on the ground. Now I want to bring you some
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