For Immediate Release:
The Sutter County Sheriff-Coroner’s Office has identified the victim killed in the airplane crash on Monday morning (05/21/12) in East Nicolaus area.
The victim is identified as Nathaniel Allan Brown, age 50, of Sacramento.
The pilot was dropping zinc fertilizer on a field south of Nicolaus Avenue just west of Highway 70. He was reportedly making a pass north of Nicolaus Avenue, was banking and turning back south and for unknown reasons crashed into a field.
A full investigation will be done by the National Transportation Safety Board.
Contact Person and Telephone Number:
Undersheriff Jeff Pierce