Mary Chandler, 72, Claude Chandler, 68, Daniel Kruetzfeldt, 43, and Kristen Kruetzfeldt killed in small-plane airplane crash in Columbia, California

Modified Date: 
Sat, 07/30/2016 - 8:54am
Accident Date: 
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

4 people killed in California small plane crash at airport

Authorities in northern California say a small private plane crashed at the airport in the town of Columbia, killing all four people on board.

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The blazes then spread to a car nearby, according to the local station, but no injuries were reported in that incident.

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The plane had been coming in for a landing from the north about 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, veered off the runway and crashed.

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Friends Remember 4 People Killed in Tuolumne County Plane Crash

According to Tuolumne County investigators, the victims are pilot Daniel Kruetzenfelt, who flew commercially, and his wife Kristin. Kruetzenfelt's mother Mary Chandler, who friends say was an accomplished artist, and her husband Claude, who retired from the Sierra Conservation Center, were also among those killed.

People Involved: 
Mary Chandler
Claude Chandler
Daniel Kruetzfeldt
Kristen Kruetzfeldt

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