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Jesuit High School parent ID’d in deadly Bay Area plane crash

A parent of a student at Jesuit High School has been identified as one of the two people killed in a small plane crash near San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge on Friday.Jennifer “JJ” Fox was killed in the crash, 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. An emergency beacon for the single-engine Vans RV-10 aircraft was activated at 2:15 p.m., the Golden Gate National Park Service said on social media. The crash happened in the Marin Headlands around 2:40 p.m., the Federal Aviation Administration said on Friday. The park service said fog was obscuring the area for several hours after the crash. However, it wasn’t immediately clear whether weather played a role in the crash. The National Transportation Safety Board said in a news conference on Saturday that weather will be part of the investigation. The plane had taken off at Sacramento’s Executive Airport and traveled through the Delta before doing circles over the bay, NBC Bay Area reports. Records from the FAA showed the plane was registered to an owner in Sacramento, but KCRA 3 has learned that owner had just recently sold the plane and was not onboard when it crashed.The FAA and the NTSB are currently investigating. The NTSB is asking anyone who might have witnessed the crash to email investigators at witness@ntsb.gov. No other details were released.This is a developing story, stay with KCRA 3 for the latest.-The Associated Press contributed to this report.

A parent of a student at Jesuit High School has been identified as one of the two people killed in a small plane crash near San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge on Friday.

Jennifer “JJ” Fox was killed in the crash, 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.

An emergency beacon for the single-engine Vans RV-10 aircraft was activated at 2:15 p.m., the Golden Gate National Park Service said on social media. The crash happened in the Marin Headlands around 2:40 p.m., the Federal Aviation Administration said on Friday.

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The park service said fog was obscuring the area for several hours after the crash. However, it wasn’t immediately clear whether weather played a role in the crash. The National Transportation Safety Board said in a news conference on Saturday that weather will be part of the investigation.

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The plane had taken off at Sacramento’s Executive Airport and traveled through the Delta before doing circles over the bay, NBC Bay Area reports.

Records from the FAA showed the plane was registered to an owner in Sacramento, but KCRA 3 has learned that owner had just recently sold the plane and was not onboard when it crashed.

The FAA and the NTSB are currently investigating.

The NTSB is asking anyone who might have witnessed the crash to email investigators at witness@ntsb.gov.

No other details were released.

This is a developing story, stay with KCRA 3 for the latest.


-The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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