Deputies with the /*Riverside County Sheriff's Department*/ found the wreckage Sunday morning near the shore of Lake Mathews. Two bodies were discovered in the wreckage, which was about 30 miles from the airport.
The plane is registered to a man in /*Moreno Valley*/. The names of those who died were not immediately released.
The /*FAA*/ and the /*National Traffic Safety Board*/ were investigating the crash.
The Associated Press and City News Service contributed to this report.