One person killed, after a small aircraft crashes near the Mariposa-Yosemite Airport.

Modified Date: 
Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:29am
Accident Date: 
Thursday, April 10, 2014

1 dead in Mariposa Co. small plane crash.

One person is dead in a small plane crash in Mariposa County, the sheriff's-coroner's office confirmed.

One person is dead in a small plane crash in Mariposa County, the sheriff's-coroner's office confirmed.

The emergency call came in at 10:10 a.m.

Sheriff's personnel in an aircraft and a California Highway Patrol helicopter crew responded to the scene described as possibly on the 6000 block of Highway 49 near the Mariposa-Yosemite Airport. The downed aircraft was spotted in a rugged area off of Highway 49, the sheriff-coroner office said.

Sheriff's deputies and Search and Rescue personnel arrived at the aircraft at approximately 11:45 a.m. to find one person dead.

The FAA will be investigating.

People Involved: 
Roadway: 
Highway 49

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