Plane Crash

Monday, May 21, 2012 1:00 PM

For Immediate Release:

The Sutter County Sheriff-Coroner’s Office has identified the victim killed in the airplane crash on Monday morning (05/21/12) in East Nicolaus area.

The victim is identified as Nathaniel Allan Brown, age 50, of Sacramento.

The pilot was dropping zinc fertilizer on a field south of Nicolaus Avenue just west of Highway 70. He was reportedly making a pass north of Nicolaus Avenue, was banking and turning back south and for unknown reasons crashed into a field.

A full investigation will be done by the National Transportation Safety Board.

Contact Person and Telephone Number:

Undersheriff Jeff Pierce
(530) 822-7307

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