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Small plane crashes in CA orchard, 2 dead

Thursday, July 05, 2012
A plane that crashed in an orchard near Piru, Calif., is seen in this photo Thursday, July 5, 2012. Two people died in the crash.

A plane that crashed in an orchard near Piru, Calif., is seen in this photo Thursday, July 5, 2012. Two people died in the crash. (KABC Photo)

A small plane crashed in an orchard near Piru, Calif., on Thursday, killing two people on board.

It happened around 1:30 p.m. A Federal Aviation Administration spokesman said it's unclear what caused the two-seat, single engine ultralight plane to go down.

No one on the ground was injured. The identification of the victims have not been released.

The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the crash.

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