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Beechcraft Duchess plane crash Ignites Wildfire on Volcan Mountain Near Julian

Beechcraft Duchess plane crash Ignites Wildfire on Volcan Mountain Near Julian

A twin-engine Beechcraft Duchess crashed into the ground northeast of the tourist destination highland town about 8:30 p.m.

The crash ignites a wildfire. The burn area had grown to approximately 12 acres east of Warner Springs and west of Borrego Springs .vThe fire posed no structural threats

About 9:30 a.m., firefighters found aircraft wreckage in the burn zone. There was no immediate word on the condition of whoever was aboard the aircraft when it went down.

The destroyed airplane remained unidentified late this afternoon, though a twin-engine Beechcraft Duchess was reported overdue Thursday night when it failed to land at Ramona Airport when expected, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

“We do not know where the aircraft is,” FAA spokesman Ian Gregor said at midday.

The missing plane is registered to a flight school that operates out of Gillespie Field airport in El Cajon, according to an online aircraft registration roster.

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