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Missing Or Downed Small Plane In Mountain Ranch Area

Search teams are looking for a small airplane that was over a rural part of Calaveras County near Mountain Ranch before disappearing from radar.

The missing, or overdue, aircraft departed an airstrip in Stanislaus County on Friday and had not made it to its destination of Columbia Airport. The pilot is identified as 75-year-old Leroy Del Don Junior. The plane is a 1967 Beechcraft Baron, a twin engine propeller driven plane.  

Capital Public Radio Staff

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