Fatal Plane Crash in Truckee Under Investigation

The plane that crashed near the Ponderosa golf Course in Truckee, sparking a fire, was a two engine private jet. The plane hit tree tops, while attempting to land at Tahoe Truckee Airport. They aren’t saying how many people were aboard, but say no one on the ground was hurt. There were no survivors on the plane, according to the coroner working the scene. It crashed at 1:18 Monday afternoon, and sparked a fire that was contained to a quarter acre.