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Santee, CA (KGTV) – At least two people were killed after a plane crash near San Diego, California, on Monday afternoon.
Authorities say they have begun receiving reports of planes getting off in the Santi district around 12:30 pm.
According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the plane was a twin-engine Cessna C340. “We still don’t know how many people were on board,” the FAA added.
UPS confirmed that one of its employees was killed in a plane crash. Please read the statement from UPS below.
We would like to express our deepest sympathies to our family and friends for the broken heart of our employees. We would also like to extend our deepest sympathies to the other people, family and friends involved in this incident.
We are cooperating with the response authorities’ investigations and have postponed questions to the investigative authorities in honor of them.
The crash appeared to have caused a fire that burned at least two homes and several vehicles, but the corresponding firefighters were able to extinguish the fire before it spread to other homes.
Justin Matsushita, deputy fire chief of Santi, said two others had been taken to a local hospital in addition to the two who died.
Matsushita described the scene as “quite cruel” and said there could be more deaths.
Details about the cause of the crash were not immediately available.
According to the county, the flight plan included an aircraft coming from Yuma, Arizona and scheduled to land at Montgomery Gibbs Executive Airport in Kearney Mesa. The county added that the plane was not in wireless contact with the nearby Gillespiefield Tower and there were no signs that it was about to land there.
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