California Plane Crash: Five Killed and Two Injured After Aircraft Smashed Into House

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Five people have been killed after a plane crashed in southern California, setting a house on fire.

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Horrible crash 

Five people were killed and two others injured when a small plane smashed into a house in a neighborhood in southern California.

Four people died in the Yorba Linda house that caught fire and the male pilot, who was the only person in the twin-engine plane, was also killed, Orange County Sheriff’s Lt Cory Martino said.

Martino said two other people had been taken to hospital with moderate injuries.

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National Transportation Safety Board aviation accidents investigator Eliott Simpson told a news briefing that the debris from the wreckage was scattered over four blocks, which could indicate that the plane broke up in flight.

“Yeah it appears, based on some, based on the debris field, and one of the videos that I’ve seen the airplane appeared to break up in the latter stages of the flight,” he said. “That’s what it looks like right now.”

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Some residents described seeing the plane fall apart while it was still midair, telling the Orange County Register that it caught fire while it was still falling.

The Cessna 414A took off from the Fullerton Municipal Airport about a dozen miles west of the blaze, Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Allen Kenitzer said.

“It was a boom. It sounded like something exploded. It shook our house,” John Wolbart, who lives a block away, told the Associated Press.

He said he ran to the burning house and saw a woman come out with singed hair.

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Clint Langford, who lives about half a mile away, said he was in his living room when he heard a low rumbling.

“It’s the eerie, low rumbling sound that keeps getting lower and louder. It was scary,” he said. “And then all of a sudden boom. It shook the house.”

He said he looked out his front door and could see plane parts falling out of the sky in the distance.

Here are some of the photos and videos of the flames engulfing the homes that people shared via social media.

 

 


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