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Four victims in California plane crash were family members

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Posted at 2:58 PM, Dec 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-06 17:58:37-05

VISALIA, Calif. (AP) — Four people killed in the weekend crash of a small plane in central California have been identified as members of the same family.

The single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza crashed in heavy fog Saturday shortly after takeoff from Visalia Municipal Airport. Everyone on board died. The Tulare County Sheriff’s Office says the victims were a 78-year-old Sacramento man, along with his two daughters and nephew. Officials haven’t said if weather was a factor in the crash.

The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating.