Tragic Plane Crash Claims Two Lives in Truckee Amid Snowstorm in Northern California

Tragic Plane Crash Claims Two Lives in Truckee Amid Snowstorm in Northern California

Multiple agencies are responding to a deadly plane crash in Truckee that claimed two lives on Saturday night during a snowstorm in the Sierra.The aircraft crashed near Glenshire Drive and Olympic Boulevard, police said. The Truckee Fire Protection District said the scene happened between the Truckee River and railroad tracks. There were no survivors in the crash, according to Truckee Fire. The Tahoe Truckee Airport confirmed two people died in the crash, but did not provide further information about the victims.No homes were damaged, but some railroad tracks are being repaired by crews.The cause of the crash is still unknown. Police said no structures are threatened and no roads are closed. KCRA 3 Meteorologist Dirk Verdoorn said there was moderate snow falling in the Truckee area at the time of the crash with visibility of a half-mile, though winds were light.It is still unclear how many people were on the plane. The aircraft involved was a single-engine, turboprop plane. According to the Federal Aviation Administration’s registry, it was a Daher TBM 700. The plane originally took off from Centennial Airport in Colorado on Saturday afternoon.This is a developing story. Refresh this page for updates.

Multiple agencies are responding to a deadly plane crash in Truckee that claimed two lives on Saturday night during a snowstorm in the Sierra.

The aircraft crashed near Glenshire Drive and Olympic Boulevard, police said.

The Truckee Fire Protection District said the scene happened between the Truckee River and railroad tracks.

There were no survivors in the crash, according to Truckee Fire.

The Tahoe Truckee Airport confirmed two people died in the crash, but did not provide further information about the victims.

No homes were damaged, but some railroad tracks are being repaired by crews.

The cause of the crash is still unknown. Police said no structures are threatened and no roads are closed.

KCRA 3 Meteorologist Dirk Verdoorn said there was moderate snow falling in the Truckee area at the time of the crash with visibility of a half-mile, though winds were light.

It is still unclear how many people were on the plane.

The aircraft involved was a single-engine, turboprop plane. According to the Federal Aviation Administration’s registry, it was a Daher TBM 700.

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A photo of a Daher TBM 700 plane, the same model involved in the Truckee crash.

The plane originally took off from Centennial Airport in Colorado on Saturday afternoon.

This is a developing story. Refresh this page for updates.

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