Tulare County sheriff’s Deputy Scott Ballantyne, top, and pilot James Chavez died in a single-engine plane crash near Springville on Wednesday.
Tulare County sheriff’s Deputy Scott Ballantyne, top, and pilot James Chavez died in a single-engine plane crash near Springville on Wednesday. Brian Duke Special to The Bee
Tulare County sheriff’s Deputy Scott Ballantyne, top, and pilot James Chavez died in a single-engine plane crash near Springville on Wednesday. Brian Duke Special to The Bee

Investigators seek cause of crash that killed pilot, deputy in Tulare County

February 11, 2016 06:46 PM