Officials said two people were killed in a plane crash in a remote area of Sequoia National Park.
US National Park Service officials said senders received a notification of a plane that took off from Visalia Airport Friday morning and did not reach its destination in San Bernardino County that afternoon. Officials said radar data showed the plane’s last known location was near the mouth of the Upper Horse River in Mineral King Wilderness.
A helicopter search team found the crash site
A fire was extinguished over a half-acre area by park firefighting crews.
The identity of the two dead has not been identified. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the cause of the accident.