December 19, 2014
Minor injuries are being reported from a plane crash in Truckee Sunday evening.
Ian Gregor with the FAA says the TBM Turbo Prop Jet was flying from San Carlos, Calif. to the Truckee-Tahoe Airport around 5:30 p.m. when the pilot was trying to land.
Gregor says the pilot attempted to land once but failed. When the pilot tried to land again, it is reported that the pilot lost control and crashed into a snowy field near the airport. The pilot and passenger onboard had minor injuries.
The Truckee Police Department is on scene investigating the crash. According to an employee at the airport, the conditions were dark and foggy at the time of the crash.
The plane is registered to Tahoe Investments, Inc. which is based out of San Carlos, Calif.