In Northern California, at least two of the three crew members were killed when two planes collided Thursday while attempting to land at a local airport , officials said Thursday.
A clash occurred at the Watsonville Municipal Airport shortly before 3:00 pm, according to a tweet from the city of Watsonville.
The twin-engine Cessna 340 had two of him on board at the time of the crash, while the single-engine Cessna 152 had only one pilot on board, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. Authorities said multiple deaths had been reported, but it was not immediately clear if anyone survived.
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No one on the ground was injured.
Photos and videos of the scene posted on social media showed the wreckage of one of his small planes on a grassy field near the airport. Photos from the city of Watsonville showed a small building at the airport damaged and firefighters at the scene.
Additional information was not immediately available.
Watsonville, near Monterey Bay, is south of the Sun. Francisco, about 100 miles (160 km) away.
Two of his other pilots were also injured in a plane crash elsewhere in California on Thursday.
A 65-year-old San Diego man suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries after a single-engine plane crashed on the road near a busy highway overpass in El Cajon, officials said. rice field.
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The plane reportedly hit an SUV about 20 miles (32.19 miles) northeast of downtown San Diego.
The ultralight pilot then landed Camarillo in Ventura County, about 60 miles (96.56 km) from downtown Los Angeles. He crashed upside down into an airport building and was seriously injured.
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