two men killed in the crash of a small plane near Brawley in late October have
been identified as George Morris and Jeffrey Calhoun, both in their early 20s and
Holtville-area residents, said George Figueroa, Imperial County deputy coroner.
investigation is now out of our hands (Sheriff’s Office),” said
Figueroa. “It could take at least a week because they analyze
Morris and Calhoun were discovered in a plane that crashed in remote terrain near Brawley, an NTSB official stated.
The two occupants were last heard from on Oct. 30, then went missing and the plane wreckage was discovered on Oct. 31, explained Peter Knudson, NTSB spokesman. The plane was a Cessna 150A, a single-prop aircraft, he noted.
Knudson confirmed the NTSB preliminary report that analyzes the cause
of the accident could take up to one or two weeks to complete.
The incident was reported to the Imperial County Fire Department (via contracted response from Brawley Fire Department) and then relayed to the Imperial County Sheriff’s Office, according to NTSB.