Saturday Jun 19 2010
Plane crash kills two in Truckee
By: Colin Berr, Journal Staff Writer
Two people died in a plane crash near the Truckee Airport Thursday afternoon, according to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office. The aircraft was described as a very small, tandem plane. The incident marks the second plane crash in the area this week, officials said. The first occurred Monday night after an ultra light plane crashed just outside the Lincoln Regional Airport, killing two Lincoln residents. Nothing further is known at this time about the Truckee crash, as the investigation has just begun, Sheriff’s spokeswoman Dena Erwin said. The identities of those involved were not released as of press time.