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Eldorado County Plane Crash Leaves One Dead

Eldorado County Plane Crash Leaves One Dead
Posted August 17th, 2014 @ 9:25am

One person has died from injuries in a plane crash outside Placerville Saturday evening.

A two-passenger plan crashed just before 7 p.m. near the Swansboro Airport near Mosquito. The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office received a call saying the pilot had called him in distress.

Deputies found the two-passenger plane crashed. One of the passengers was air-lifted to a local hospital, but the other was pronounced dead at the scene. Names of the pilot or passenger have not been released.

Both the FAA and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the incident.

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