July 31, 2015
Investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board are scheduled to arrive in Reno today to try to figure out what caused a small plane to crash into a home south of the airport.
No one was in the home when the Beechcraft Bonanza plane crashed
into it shortly after 3 p-m yesterday, but both the pilot and a
passenger were killed.
Their identities have not yet been released.
Witnesses say the silver aluminum plane was flying low over
homes and wobbling back and forth, and that the pilot appeared to
be looking for a place to land without hitting a house.
A large section of the home was engulfed in flames from the
first floor into the basement when firefighters arrived. The fire
then spread into the attic. Most of the wreckage is inside the