The collision occurred around 11 a.m. near Otay Mesa Road And Harvest Street northeast of Brown Field Municipal Airport.
A twin-engine Sabreliner and a single-engine Cessna 172 collided in midair.
Both of the planes were approaching Brown Field when they collided.
The two planes crashed at different areas at least a mile apart. One of the aircrafts caught fire and ignited a small brush fire, but fire crews rushed to the scene to put it out.
Initially, it was reported that four passengers were killed, but a fifth passenger was pronounced dead after further investigation.
NTSB confirmed the Sabreliner was leased from by the military contractor, BAE Systems, was carrying its employees, and was on a mission training flight when the plane collided.
The Pilot of the Cessna, who was also killed in the accident, was on a cross-country trip.
FAA and NTSB are investigating the details of the crash.
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