Location: Sierra National Forrest

Incident Date: 8-8-20

Posted by: Media Relations

TCSO Investigating Private Plane Crash



The plane crash was in the Golden Trout Wildnerness near a meadow in the Sequoia National Forest.

The pilot was the only occupant on the plane. He is alive and has been airlifted by the CHP helicopter to a local hospital.


Original post:


Just after 11 this morning, TCSO received a call from the Office of Emergency Services in regards to a plane that crashed in the Sierra National Forest. 


The California Highway Patrol helicopter has landed near the location and members of the Tulare County Sheriffs Search and Rescue team are enroute.  


We not have the number of passengers on the plane or their condition. 


We will keep you updated as the situation develops.