2 dead after plane crashes in Marin Headlands northwest of Golden Gate Bridge near Conzelman Road

2 dead after plane crashes in Marin Headlands northwest of Golden Gate Bridge near Conzelman Road

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — Two people are dead after a plane crashed in the Marin Headlands northwest of the Golden Gate Bridge on Friday afternoon, according to officials.

The Golden Gate National Park Service says an emergency beacon for a small aircraft was activated around 2:15 pm

Authorities responded to the scene and after a brief search, determined the crash site was on a “backcountry ridge” north of Conzelman Road, away from roads and trails.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) says the plane was a single-engine Vans RV-10 and it crashed around 2:40 pm

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The two people on board pronounced were dead on stage. According to the Marin County Sheriff’s office, the two involved in the crash are currently unidentifiable.

At the time of the crash, there was dense fog in the area, however, it has not be determined if that was a factor in the accident.

The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) say they will investigate with the NTSB being in charge.

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