Downed ultralight near Winterhaven



Winterhaven, California – Imperial County Sheriffs Office deputies responded to a plane crash between Ogilby Road and Sidewinder Road, just North of Interstate 8.

The ultralight aircraft was occupied by a 71 year old man from Benson, Arizona and a 63 year old female from Portland, Oregon. Both subjects were transported to the Yuma Regional Medical Center by Rural Metro Ambulance Service.

The accident is being investigated by the National Transportation Safety Board.