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Plane Crash Near Truckee

A plane crash occurred approximately 7 miles east of Truckee airport around 3:00 Thursday afternoon. The reporting party was the sole occupant of the single engine aircraft and was able to contact the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office via cell phone. CALFIRE and the CHP provided helicopter crews to airlift the victim from the crash site. Cause of the crash is unknown. The investigation has been turned over to the Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board.

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