The sad news was reported out of California on Sunday that a fatal plane crash had occurred. The crash tragically claimed 5 lives.
According to initial reports, the crash took place in a Southern California parking lot of a Staples store and CVS pharmacy. The plane was a small Cessna 414, and the pilot had declared an emergency landing just before the crash.
Reportedly, the plane was heading to John Wayne Airport but only made it around 1.5 kilometers from their destination when they crashed. Upon hitting the ground, the plane struck an unoccupied parked car.
Sadly, all five people on the small airplane were killed. Nobody on the ground was injured in the accident.
Onlooker Ella Pham said, "We looked up to see the plane falling nose first. It was so heartbreaking just seeing the plane crumbled into pieces."
According to Yahoo!, the plane belonged to San Fransisco-based real estate company Category III. At this point, the FAA and National Transporation Safety Board are investigating the cause of the incident, and no information has been revealed regarding the cause of the crash.
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