VIDEO: One person dead in Concord plane crash


CONCORD (KRON) — One person has died in a small plane crash in Concord Tuesday afternoon, according to a Contra Costa Fire Protection District inspector.

The crash was reported around 12:30 p.m. near Kirker Pass Road, said Fire Inspector Steve Aubert. It happened about 6 miles east of Buchanan Field Airport.

The plane might have been clipped by power lines before it crash, Aubert said.

Fire crews responded to the scene of the crash and are still on the scene investigating.

The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board will also investigate the crash.

One person was on-board the plane.

The plane was a single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza.

The plane was destroyed in a post-crash fire, said FAA spokesman Ian Gregor.

Stay with KRON4 News for updates on this developing story on air, online and on our mobile app.

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