A small plane crash near Lake Tahoe Airport took the life of a 41-year-old pilot, according to reports from Federal Aviation Administration. The 41-year-old California pilot has been identified as Casey William Daggett. The Cessna 150 crashed happened just before 1 pm on Sunday, at a location around 500 feet from the runway.

The plane crash remains under investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration, but initial reports reveal that the California pilot was attempting a takeoff from Lake Tahoe airport when the crash took place.

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