2 people died in a small plane crash near the Golden Gate Bridge News
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – A small plane crashed on a foggy ridge near the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco on Friday, killing two people on board, authorities said.
An emergency beacon for a small plane was detonated at 2:15 p.m. in Marine Hedlands northwest of the bridge, the Golden Gate National Park Service tweeted.
Searchers found the wreckage and two bodies on a ridge in the outback away from roads and trails, the park service said.
The Federal Aviation Administration said the plane was a single-engine Vans RV-10 and it crashed around 2:40 p.m.
The plane, which can carry four people, is sold as a kit that can be built at home.
“The fog completely obscures the area, and the crash site is closed for investigation,” the National Park Service said hours after the crash.
However, it was not immediately clear whether the weather played a role in the disaster, which was conducted by the federal investigation.
The names of the dead are not immediately named.
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