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Plane crashes in Southern California; 2 killed, officials say

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Plane crashes in Southern California; 2 killed, officials say
A small plane crashed in a residential California neighborhood on Sunday and set a single family home ablaze, officials said. 

A small plane crashed in a residential California neighborhood on Sunday and set a single family home ablaze, officials said. 
(Orange County Fire Authority)

At least two people were killed in California on Sunday after a small plane crashed in a residential neighborhood, officials said.

A twin-engine Cessna 414A crashed in Yorba Linda, in Orange County, just after taking off from the Fullerton Municipal Airport, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

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Two people were killed in the incident, and two others were transported to a nearby hospital, the Orange County Fire Authority tweeted. It was unclear if they were in the house or the plane.

Photos and video posted online shows a house in the Southern California neighborhood ablaze with flames, and people running from the area.

Twitter user Joshua Nelson wrote,

Twitter user Joshua Nelson wrote, “A few houses down [from the crash] the propeller and engine landed in their yard.”
(Twitter/@JoshuaRNelson)

This is a developing story; please check back for updates. The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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