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FAA: 2 Small Planes Collide In Midair Over Rural Sutter County; Both Pilots Killed

SUTTER COUNTY (CBS13) – The FAA is investigating after two small planes collided in midair over Sutter County on Wednesday.
Late Wednesday morning, FAA officials say they got a report from local law enforcement that two single-engine Grumman G-164C Ag Cats had been involved in a midair collision. The collision happened over Striplin Road, about 20 miles north of Sacramento.
Scene of the plane crash in Sutter County.
Exactly what led up to the planes crashing is unclear, the FAA says.
Only one person, the pilots, were on board each plane at the time of the crash. Authorities say both pilots have died.
The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board will be investigating the incident.
Grumman G-164C Ag Cats are commonly used as crop dusters by local farms.
 

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