Two Killed in Byron Plane Crash

 (UPDATED – MONDAY, 10/29) –  Two people were killed in a small plane crash Tuesday, that ocurred at approximately 2:00 PM, near the Byron Airport.  The light plane went down in a field near Highway 4 and Marsh Creek Road.

The plane was a homebuilt, experimental Glasair III with the pilot and one passenger on board.  The plane is a two-seat, fixed-wing single-engine plane.

The Contra Costa Sheriff announced the names of the victims Friday morning.  The passenger, Larry Strobel, a Discovery Bay resident, was a father of three children, in 5th, 9th, and 10th grade.  The pilot, was Dave Behne, of Brentwood. His personal details are not yet confirmed.

The accident is under investigation by the FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board.

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