1 person dies after ultralight aircraft crash in N. California

ALTURAS, Calif. – A deadly aircraft crash was reported in Modoc County.

According to a Facebook post by the City of Alturas, emergency crews were sent to the municipal airport Tuesday for reports of an accident involving an ultralight experimental aircraft.

Federal Aviation Administration data indicates one person died as a result of the crash.

The city also said, out of respect for everyone involved, more information has not been released yet.

The FAA is investigating.

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