El Dorado Hills plane crash kills at least 1
April 17, 2009
EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. ” A light plane has crashed in El Dorado Hills, killing at least one person.
El Dorado County sheriff’s Sgt. Phil Chovanecas (Sho-von’-nik) says the plane went down between two houses late Friday afternoon in the residential community 30 miles east of Sacramento. He said at least one person was killed. That victim appeared to be the aircraft’s pilot.
Chovanecas says the plane caught fire but there was no damage to either house and no injuries on the ground.
He said the National Transportation Safety Board had been contacted and would conduct an investigation to try to determine the cause of the crash.