ANGWIN (CBS SF) – A single engine airplane crashed and caught fire in the community of Angwin in Napa County Friday morning, killing the pilot and two passengers, officials said.
According to the FAA, the pilot of a Beechcraft Bonanza missed the approach at Angwin Airport-Parrett Field around 8:40 a.m. The plane clipped trees and crashed south of the airport.READ MORE: COVID Surge: Mask Mandate Returns To Bay Area Businesses With No Limits On Capacity
“At this time I can confirm, tragically and sadly that all three on board are deceased,” said Napa County Sheriff Oscar Ortiz. As of Friday afternoon, their identities are pending further investigation and notification of next of kin.READ MORE: Firefighters Battling 2-3 Acre Wildfire In Lake County
Following the crash the plane burst into flames. Cal Fire responded to the scene and were able to put out the fire, Ortiz said.
No additional details of the crash were immediately available.MORE NEWS: UPDATE: Shooting Shuts Down EB Highway 4 In Antioch
Along with deputies and firefighters the FAA and NTSB were at the scene Friday. An NTSB investigation is underway.