ID's released in Reno-Tahoe Airport parking lot plane crash

Published: Sep. 11, 2016 at 6:59 PM PDT
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UPDATE: 3:30 pm: The Washoe County Medical Examiners Office has identified the three people killed in Sunday night's plane at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport.

The first victim is Robert Drescher, a 57-year-old male from Stevenson Ranch, CA.

The second victim is Ronni Hernandez, a 34-year-old female, her city of residence is unknown.

The third victim is Ed Mumbert, 46, from Santa Cruz, CA.

UPDATE 2 PM: The family of Ed Mumbert has confirmed that he was one of the three people killed in Sunday night's plane crash at the Reno Tahoe International Airport. The information was released by the family's pastor, Dick Bernal of Jubilee Christian Center in San Jose, to ABC7 News reporter David Louie.

There is still no word on the identities of the other two people killed in the crash.

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has scheduled a 5pm news conference to discuss the investigation. KOLO 8 News Now will have more on that news conference live on KOLO 8 News Now at 5pm and on

UPDATE 12:15 PM: KOLO 8 News Now has learned from multiple sources that one of the three people killed in Sunday evening's plane crash was a San Francisco area bail bondsman. The names of the victims have not been released, but there are social media posts online paying tribute to the bail bondsman.


Three people were killed Sunday in the crash of a small plane into the long-term parking lot at Reno-Tahoe International Airport. No names have been released.

The plane was headed to San Carlos, California when it encountered some sort of problem shortly after takeoff around 6:15PM September 11, 2016.

The plane was a Piper Cherokee, which is a small, single-engine aircraft carrying the pilot and two passengers.

No one was injured in the parking lot, but because it is still an active investigation scene, 75-100 cars will have to remain in the parking lot until the National Transportation Safety Board has concluded the investigation.

The airport will help anyone who owns one of those vehicles with cab rides or parking fare.

The NTSB takes over the investigation Monday morning. The parking garage and rental car areas are open. Cars are not allowed to enter the surface lot.

Airport officials say the investigation won't affect operations, but people should still check with their airlines if they are flying in the morning.