UPDATE: Aircraft goes down in field on Bitney Springs Road; no injuries or fire (VIDEO)
October 8, 2018
The Union’s video contributor Juan Browne provided a breakdown on the incident:
An aircraft reportedly crashed into a field on the 10000 block of Bitney Springs Road in Grass Valley yesterday morning, according to Nevada County Emergency Command officials.
The crash was reported around 11 a.m. Monday, after a pilot flying nearby notified local airport officials that the aircraft needed an emergency landing.
Grass Valley and Rough and Ready fire units responded to the scene, though no fire was reported. Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital ambulance workers were on scene as well. No injuries were reported.
As of 12 p.m. Monday, responding units remained on scene to investigate the incident. Recovery efforts for the aircraft are commencing.