Two planes collide mid-air
Published: 10:40 19 August 2022
Multiple people were killed as two planes collided mid-air in the US state of California on Thursday.
The incident took place at Watsonville Municipal Airport shortly before 3 pm when two small aircraft were trying to land at the airport.
A mid-air collision took place between two small aircraft in the US state of California on Thursday which resulted in multiple casualties, officials said.
There were two people aboard a twin-engine Cessna 340 and only the pilot aboard a single-engine Cessna 152 during the crash, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
Officials say multiple fatalities were reported but it was not immediately clear whether anyone survived.
An investigation into the incident is currently underway. More information will become available throughout the day, the statement said.
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