Investigation underway after Jesuit High School parent killed in plane crash

A federal investigation is underway as to why a Sacramento-area plane crashed near the Golden Gate Bridge killing both people onboard. school said in a letter to families on Saturday. The school said a friend of Fox also died in the crash. That person has yet to be identified by officials. The plane, a fixed-wing, single engine Vans RV-10, crashed Friday just after noon on a hillside near the iconic Golden Gate Bridge. At the time of the crash, the area was surrounded by thick fog. According to flight records from the aircraft’s ADS-B, a system which automatically transmits the planes location and movement, the aircraft took off from the Sacramento Executive Airport, flew just over 40 minutes to the San Francisco Bay and crashed in the Marin Headlands.Directly before the crash, the plane looped twice over the Golden Gate Bridge. Several aviation experts told KCRA 3 the loop over the bridge directly before the crash “seems sharp.”“Our plan is to document the wreckage before authorizing its recovery to a secured facility in Sacramento,” said officials at a news conference on Saturday with the National Transportation Safety Board. According to records obtained from FlightAware, the aircraft, with the tail number N54MG, is relatively new, from 2017. It sat four people and is classified as “experimental,” which according to the Federal Aviation Administration is issued to kit built aircrafts. FAA’s website explains experimental classification in regard to kit built aircraft as planes that were “assembled without the supervision and quality control of the production certificate holder.”According to the FAA, kit built aircraft are not uncommon.Investigations involving the FAA and NTSB can take several months, up to five years. The plane was removed from the scene by the NTSB on Sunday. It will now be put in a secured facility in Sacramento as authorities investigate, the NTSB said on Saturday.| VIDEO BELOW | Sacramento high school parent killed in deadly Marin Headlands plane crash

A federal investigation is underway as to why a Sacramento-area plane crashed near the Golden Gate Bridge killing both people onboard.

One of the people killed has been identified as Jennifer “JJ” Fox, a parent of a student at Jesuit High School, the school said in a letter to families on Saturday. The school said a friend of Fox also died in the crash. That person has yet to be identified by officials.

The plane, a fixed-wing, single engine Vans RV-10, crashed Friday just after noon on a hillside near the iconic Golden Gate Bridge. At the time of the crash, the area was surrounded by thick fog.

According to flight records from the aircraft’s ADS-B, a system which automatically transmits the planes location and movement, the aircraft took off from the Sacramento Executive Airport, flew just over 40 minutes to the San Francisco Bay and crashed in the Marin Headlands.

Directly before the crash, the plane looped twice over the Golden Gate Bridge.

FlightAware shows the flight path of the Sacramento-area plane that crashed on  Friday in Marin Headlands

Several aviation experts told KCRA 3 the loop over the bridge directly before the crash “seems sharp.”

“Our plan is to document the wreckage before authorizing its recovery to a secured facility in Sacramento,” said officials at a news conference on Saturday with the National Transportation Safety Board.

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According to records obtained from FlightAware, the aircraft, with the tail number N54MG, is relatively new, from 2017. It sat four people and is classified as “experimental,” which according to the Federal Aviation Administration is issued to kit built aircrafts.

The FAA’s website explains experimental classification in regard to kit built aircraft as planes that were “assembled without the supervision and quality control of the production certificate holder.”

According to the FAA, kit built aircraft are not uncommon.

Investigations involving the FAA and NTSB can take several months, up to five years.

The plane was removed from the scene by the NTSB on Sunday. It will now be put in a secured facility in Sacramento as authorities investigate, the NTSB said on Saturday.

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