Multiple casualties as planes collide

The two affected planes
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At around 3 p.m. local time, a single-engine Cessna 152 with one person on board and a twin-engine Cessna 340 with two people on board collided as they were attempting to land at Watsonville Municipal Airport, the Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement.

The Watsonville Fire Department confirmed there were multiple casualties in the collision. The identities of those killed were not immediately released.

A collision between two small planes has resulted in “multiple casualties”, according to officials.

The incident occurred at a California airport as three people were on board the two planes that collided.

According to officials, the crash occurred shortly before 3 p.m. local time at the Watsonville Municipal Airport in Watsonville as a single-engine Cessna 152 and a twin-engine Cessna 34 both attempted to land but tragically crashed.

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There were no injuries reported to anyone on the ground, according to the FAA. The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the crash.

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