Plane Veered Off Runway, Crashed
TUOLUMNE, California (July 27, 2016) – Four people were killed as a result of a small plane crash at the Columbia Airport in Tuolumne County, according to an article by Sacramento CBS Local.
The accident happened on July 27, Wednesday at about 4:45 p.m., the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Department reported.
In detail, the article mentioned a 1958 Cessna 310B went down on the airport’s north-south runway. The aircraft is owned by an unidentified Sonora man who may or may not have been in the plane at the time of the crash. The aircraft reportedly veered off the runway, crashed, and became completely engulfed in flames, police said.
The event led to the death of all four passengers in the small private twin-engine plane. The coroner’s office is still working on notifying the families of the involved so the names of the deceased have not been disclosed.
The investigation into the cause of the accident is underway by the National Transportation Safety Board.
The staff of Johnson Attorneys Group offer our prayers and heartfelt condolences to the victims, their family members and friends.
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