James Wallace Death – Cause of Death : 83-year-old James Wallace, of Palm Desert, has been identified by the Riverside County Coroner’s office as the pilot that lost his life in a small plane crash that took place on Saturday afternoon, December 11, 2021. The crash occurred at approximately 12:30 p.m. in the 78-000 block of Discovery Bay, east of Palm Desert in Bermuda Dunes, California.
Preliminary investigation revealed that Wallace was piloting a single-engine Moul Willis RV-3 aircraft when it went down in the 78-000 block of Discovery Bay, east of Palm Desert. Wallace who was the only person onboard the plane was extricated from the plane by the first responders. He suffered major injuries and was transported to the hospital with serious injuries where he died of his injuries on Saturday night.
Investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing by the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board.
James Wallace’s obituary will be released by his family.