May 9, 2018 – Fire units responded for a reported “aircraft accident” at the Nevada County Airport. At scene, crews found a single prop aircraft that had skidded of the runway and came to a stop in brush at the west end of the runway.
The two occupants were out of the aircraft and denied any injury.
Due to leaking fuel, several absorbent pads were placed and environmental health notified.
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Crews remained at scene approximately 2 1\2 hours for a crane to arrive and remove the aircraft.
Battalion 1, E-5482 and E-86 were assisted by CAL FIRE, Sierra Nevada Ambulance and Nevada County Environmental Health Department. All units were released at 3:00 pm.