FAA: Plane carrying 2 crashes near Santa Rosa


A small plane carrying two people has crashed near Santa Rosa according to the Federal Aviation Administration. A twin-engine Beechcraft BE-60 crashed around 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 5, 2019.

According to FAA spokesman Lynn Lunsford, the plane took off from Arlington, Texas to Santa Fe Regional Airport when the pilot reported aircraft engine trouble. The plane was being diverted to Santa Rosa when the crash occurred.

The identities and condition of the two individuals onboard are unknown at this time. FAA investigators are en route to the crash site and the National Transportation Safety Board will lead the investigation. 

KRQE News 13 will provide updates as they are made available. 

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