Small Plane Crashes in South Lake Tahoe

For Immediate Release.

Sergeant Simon Brown

Today at 3:23pm, El Dorado County Sheriff Deputies responded to the report of a small plane that crashed in the community of Meyers in the South Lake Tahoe Basin.  When Deputies arrived, they found a single engine plane crumpled and upside down in a wooded area.  There were two people on board the plane.  One person was deceased and the other was taken to Renown Hospital in Reno and their condition in unknown.  El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office is in communication with the FAA and NTSB who will be conducting an investigation into the cause of the crash.  The identity of those on board the plane will not be released until their identity is confirmed and family have been notified.