By Rachel Wulff

TUOLUMNE COUNTY (CBS13) — Two people died in a small plane crash in Tuolumne County Wednesday evening, the sheriff’s office said.

According to the sheriff’s office, deputies responded to the scene of a crash on the 21000 block of Springfield Road near the Columbia Airport. The crash happened just after 6 p.m. on Wednesday.

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.


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