UPDATE: Lyon County Sheriff's Office (LCSO) officials are releasing the names of the two people killed in Friday's small plane crash at Misfit Flats. They name the victims as 72-year-old Paul Guttman and 63-year-old William Bohn.
According the FAA Registry website, the plane is registered to Nevada Aerospace Education Company, LLC in Incline Village. The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) website lists Nevada Aerospace Education Company, LLC as having a managing member
named Paul H. Guttman, MD.
UPDATE: Lyon County officials confirm the bodies of two people were found inside the wreckage of a plane which crashed at Misfit Flats near Stagecoach.
RENO, Nev. -- Lyon County Manager Jeff Page confirmed to KOLO 8 News Now a plane crashed in Lyon County in the Stagecoach area.
The Federal Aviation Administration's Ian Gregor says it was a single-engine Urban Air Samba XXL plane that crashed under as-yet unknown circumstances. In an email, Gregor says, "Local authorities are reporting that two fatalities were found in the wreckage," however, he emphasized confirmation of fatalities would have to come from "local authorities."
Despite several calls, no Lyon County Sheriff's Office officials have returned phone calls.
According to Gregor, a driver in the area spotted the wreckage Friday afternoon.
According to the FAA Registry website, the plane is registered to Nevada Aerospace Education Company, LLC in Incline Village.
Little additional information is available at this time. KOLO 8 News Now has messages in to Lyon County Sheriff's Office officials, stay with KOLO 8 News Now for the latest information.