TUOLUMNE COUNTY (CBS SF) — A small plane crash in Tuolumne County Wednesday night has left two people dead, according to authorities.
Deputies with the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office are on scene of a small plane crash on the 21000 block of Springfield Road near the Columbia Airport.
The sheriff’s office received a call shortly after 6 p.m. Wednesday night. Two people who were on the plane have died.
Authorities said there is no threat to nearby communities.
According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the single-engine Cessna 140A crashed under unknown circumstances in a field south of the airport and flipped over.
The FAA and NTSB will investigate the crash. The names of the victims have not yet been released.