UPDATED: Air Force Plane Crashes Near Yuba Airport
Don't Miss This
- Missing Christian Brothers High School Volleyball Coach Found Alive In Oregon
- Police Detain ‘Django Unchained’ Actress In LA
- Researchers Say Sacramento’s Bad Roads Are Bad For Business
- Mountain Lion Linked To Southern California Boy’s Attack Killed By Wildlife Officials
- San Joaquin Sheriff Investigating How Deputy’s Loaded Weapon Ended Up In Gang Member’s Hands
Get Breaking News First
OLIVEHURST (CBS13) – Authorities responded to Yuba County Airport Saturday afternoon after a plane crashed shortly after takeoff.
A Cessna 172 single-engine plane crashed around 4 p.m. about 1,000 yards from the end of the runway, and landed upside down at the south end of the airport near Skyway Drive, authorities say. A grass fire was ignited as a result of the crash but was quickly extinguished.
Olivehurst Fire Department officials say one person was injured, while another was able to walk away from the scene.
The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating this accident. It is not yet known what caused the plane to crash.
The persons involved have been identified at this time.
According to Federal Aviation Administration registration records, the plane is owned by the United States Air Force.