Two Dead After Colusa Plane Crash

Two men died and one dog was badly injured on Monday after a plane crashed into a pond in Colusa County.

Posted: Jan 8, 2019 2:45 PM
Updated: Jan 8, 2019 4:37 PM

COLUSA COUNTY, Calif. - Two men died and one dog was badly injured on Monday after a plane crashed into a pond in Colusa County. 

The Colusa County Sheriff's Office received a report from the Federal Aviation Commission on Jan. 7 around 12:15 p.m. of a possible downed private aircraft two and a half miles south of Colusa. 

Colusa County Deputies and the Sheriff's Air Squadron responded to the Wescott Road area, where they found a badly injured dog in the roadway. They also located wreckage from an aircraft in a nearby water retention pond. 

The Sheriff's Dive Team located two deceased men in the wreckage. 

The deceased men were identified as Jeffery Thomas Webber, 66, of Healdsburg, and Lionel J. Robin, 71, of Arnaudville, La.

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the cause of the crash. Anyone with information is asked to call the Colusa County Sheriff's Office at (530) 458-0200. 

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