by: Jason KotowskiJose Franco

UPDATE (3:11 p.m.) — Kern County Fire officials say two people are confirmed dead in the aircraft crash northeast of California City.

The crash site is an area about a half mile north of Garlock Road west of Highway 395. County fire officials say the downed aircraft was a two-seater plane.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — An aircraft crash was reported Friday afternoon northeast of California City and fire officials were headed to the scene.

The crash had not been confirmed but a Kern County battalion chief and other personnel were responding, fire officials said.