5 Killed After Two Planes Collided In San Diego

Two Planes CollidedFive people were killed after two planes collided midair in San Diego Sunday morning.

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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