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Small plane crashes in San Diego, engulfing burning house

A small twin-engine plane crashed in a suburban neighborhood near San Diego, authorities said.

The plane caught fire after hitting a house in Santee, San Diego County, Calif., Around 12:15 p.m. Monday.

Two homes were destroyed and a third was badly damaged, according to Fox5 San Diego.

Two people who were inside their home were taken to hospital with burns, Santee Fire Chief John Garlow said. ABC News.

An eyewitness said he saw the plane “tilt then fall” moments before the crash and then saw a plume of smoke rising from the house.

Another witness wrote on Twitter that the impact “looked like an earthquake.”

The San Diego Sheriff’s Office has asked motorists to avoid the 9900 block of North Magnolia Avenue.

The crash site was about two blocks from Santana High School.

The school issued a statement reassuring parents that all students were safe.




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