Victims Identified in Plane Crash

Two San Diego residents and two French citizens were identified Friday as the victims of a fatal plane crash here on Thursday, county coroner's deputies said.

The pilot, Frederic Nemes, 29, and his wife, Olga, 27, lived in the 900 block of Agate Street. Claude Raymond Bridier, 52, and his wife, Jacqueline, also 52, were from France.

The single-engine Piper Cherokee went down about a half mile west of the north end of Kent Drive, in rough terrain about 25 miles east of downtown San Diego shortly after 6 p.m., sheriff's deputies said.

The plane reportedly was en route back from Las Vegas to Gillespie Field in El Cajon when it crashed. The accident is under investigation.

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