Some say the air pollution, noise and danger should end
By Gordon Tokumatsu and Bill French
John Wilson's latest "wakeup call" about Santa Monica Airport came last August. His childhood home was just a few dozen yards from the scene of a plane crash. It's a neighborhood located right under the noisy flight path.
The images were seen around the world. A student pilot was pulled alive from the wreckage after his plane crashed into a wall, narrowly missing a home that belongs to one of Wilson's neighbors.