Police: One dead in small plane crash in Millville

Apr 18, 2015 2:33 PM by David McVicker

Shasta County Sheriffs officers responded to a plane crash early Saturday morning in Millville.

The Redding Record Searchlight reported a small, single engine Cessna 206 crashed into an open field at approximately 8:34 a.m.

Residents in the area reported hearing an explosion prior to the plane going down.

Shasta County coroner arrived on-scene at appoximately 11:30 a.m.

Allen Kenitzer of the Federal Aviation Administration said the cause of the crash is unknown and the plane sustained substantial damage upon impact.

He also said the FAA and the NTSB will continue to investigate.


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