A single-engine plane crashed at Camarillo Airport on Wednesday, killing two people.
The plane went down in a grass field near the runway shortly before 1:30 p.m., a spokesman for the Ventura County Fire Department said. Firefighters used a crash vehicle to access the site and performed medical assessments on two occupants of the aircraft.
Both of them died, the Fire Department said. Their identities were not immediately available, pending notification of family members.
Today at Camarillo Airport at approx 1:30 pm a single engine aircraft crashed on airport property. There were 2 souls on board and unfortunately both lost their lives due to the crash. All other details are under investigation. The FAA and NTSB are enroute to the site right now. pic.twitter.com/8pG0JomUKD— VCFD PIO (@VCFD_PIO) August 7, 2019
Investigators with the Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board were dispatched to the scene to investigate.