On October 11 afternoon, a small plane crashed near a high school in Santee, California. According to preliminary data, at least two people were injured and blazes engulfed at least two homes.
It is not clear if the victims who suffered the burn injuries were on board or on the ground at the time of the crash.
The school is located just north of the airport at Gillespie Field. The local officials confirmed that no students were injured in the crash.
The plane was en route to Yuma, Arizona, from Montgomery Field in San Diego. It was forced to carry out an emergency landing. The crashed plane was reportedly a twin-engine aircraft.
The reason of the accident remains unknown.
🔴 #CALIFORNIA: VIDEO OF THE MOMENTS AFTER THE PLANE CRASH IN A RESIDENTIAL AREA IN SANTEE NEAR SAN DIEGO!
— loveworld (@LoveWorld_Peopl) October 11, 2021
#Santee: Authorities in the U.S. state of California say a Cessna 340A plane has crashed near a high school in Santee. The aircraft was coming from Yuma and was headed to San Diego. A number of buildings have been destroyed in the incident. – Breaking911pic.twitter.com/Mo9oake2Ni
— I.E.N. (@BreakingIEN) October 11, 2021
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