WATSONVILLE (CBS SF) — Both the pilot and the passenger walked away uninjured after their small plane crashed outside Watsonville near Pajaro Valley High School around 2:15 p.m. Sunday, a Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman said.
The plane took down power lines as it careened toward the ground, sparking a small fire near Harkins Slough and Lee roads, Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Ashley Keehn said. The fire has been extinguished.
PG&E is working to restore power to the affected area, and the National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the cause of the crash, Keehn said.
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