TRUCKEE, Calif. — Six deaths have been confirmed in the crash of a twin-engine jet near a golf course in the Lake Tahoe area.
The Nevada County Sheriff’s Office says all those aboard the plane died when it crashed Monday in a heavily wooded area in Truckee.
Authorities initially said three people died. The identities of the victims weren’t released pending DNA identification.
The FAA says the twin-engine aircraft went down as the pilot was trying to land at Truckee-Tahoe Airport.
The National Transportation Safety Board said Wednesday that two of its investigators were on scene investigating the crash. It says the flight originated from Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.