Calabasas Father, Son Die After Small Plane Crashes Near Camarillo

Two people died after a small plane crashed Sunday in eastern Camarillo, on the edge of the Santa Rosa Valley, firefighters said.

Firefighters respond to a downed plane in Camarillo on June 4, 2017. (Credit: Ventura County Fire Department / Twitter)

Officials responded to a downed aircraft on private property 2700 block of Marvella Court around 4 p.m., according to alerts from the Ventura County Fire Department and California Highway Patrol.

The plane’s two occupants, a 57-year-old father and his 15-year-old son, were dead on arrival, VCFD Capt. Garo Kuredjian said.

Kuredjian could not identify the victims except to say they were Calabasas residents.

No bystanders on the ground were injured, officials said.

It was unclear what led to the crash, which occurred in an open, hilly area behind the Norwegian grade.

The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board were traveling to the crash scene to investigate the incident.

No further details were immediately available.