Father, son die in plane crash near Benicia in Solano County

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Officials are investigating after a father and son died in a plane crash near Benicia in Solano County on Saturday. (KGO-TV)

Officials are investigating after a father and his son died in a small plane crash near Benicia in Solano County on Saturday.

A 67-year-old man and his 43-year-old son were the only two people on board.

A ground team located the plane early Monday morning in Solano County north of Benicia, Civil Air Patrol officials said.

The Beechcraft BE-36 airplane took off from Buchanan Field Airport in Concord Saturday afternoon on its way to Arcata-Eureka Airport in McKinleyville, but had not landed by Saturday night.

The CAP was activated Saturday night to search for the aircraft.

ABC7 News contributed to this story.

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