Five Dead As Plane Crashes Into A Parking Lot

Five people lost their lives on Sunday after a small plane crashed in a Southern California parking lot. Capt. Tony Bommarito, the public information officer with Orange County Fire Authority told newsmen that  the twin-engine Cessna plane crashed in Santa Ana, and had been bound to John Wayne Airport in Orange County There were no…”
Moroti Olatujoye
August 6, 2018 2:24 pm

Five people lost their lives on Sunday after a small plane crashed in a Southern California parking lot.

Capt. Tony Bommarito, the public information officer with Orange County Fire Authority told newsmen that  the twin-engine Cessna plane crashed in Santa Ana, and had been bound to John Wayne Airport in Orange County

There were no survivors on the airplane, he said. The plane crashed just a block away from South Coast Plaza, a large mall. There were no injuries on the ground. The plane hit an unoccupied, parked vehicle on the ground, but the owner was in a store at the time of the crash, Bommarito said.

The Cessna 414 aircraft had declared an emergency before the incident, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. The agency will investigate and the National Transportation Safety Board will determine the cause of the accident, the FAA said in a tweet.

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