NEVADA COUNTY, Calif. (KTVU) - One person is dead and two were taken to hospitals after a plane crashed near Truckee on Tuesday morning.
The single-engine Navion-B crashed in the vicinity of the Northstar Golf Course shortly before 7:40 a.m.
The pilot reported engine problems and was trying to return to Truckee-Tahoe Airport when the crash occurred.
The crash is impacting traffic between the Town of Truckee and Northstar.
Traffic Alert:— CHP-Truckee (@CHP_Truckee) July 17, 2018
Expect a slow down on SR-267 this morning between the Town of Truckee and Northstar due to a plane that crashed this morning.
Lots of emergency personnel on scene. Avoid the area if possible.
Emergency crews are at the scene. The CHP says avoid the area if possible.
At this point, additional details have not been released.
The FAA and NTSB will investigate.