Divers find plane debris off Oceano

February 26, 2014

planr crash rescueSan Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s divers found debris Sunday from a plane that crashed off the coast of Oceano in January.

On Jan. 14, a plane flown by David Casey, 63, of Friday Harbor Wash. crashed off the coast of Oceano. Both Casey and his passenger, Alan George Gaynor, 52, of Los Angeles, are believed to have died in the crash. Search teams have yet to find any human remains.

On Sunday, the sheriff’s dive team found a wing, fuselage, a carburetor and part of the manifold.

The Sheriff’s Office is now working with the National Transportation Safety Board to attempt to recover more remains. Divers have already spent hundreds of hours searching for the plane and its passengers.