London Plane Crash Kills Five
CNN.com reported Sunday that a small plane crashed into at least two properties south of London killing five. According to the article, the plane had two pilots and three passengers. "The identities of the dead had not been released late Sunday," the article said.
The plane crashed into a home in Farnborough and damaged a nearby property. According to the article, the first home was destroyed.
"The homeowners of the destroyed residence were away on vacation," the article said. "There were no serious injuries reported on the ground."
Another report from the BBC, said the plane was a Cessna Citation 1. "The plane - which was en route from nearby Biggin Hill airfield to France - burst into flames, destroying a garage and house, which was empty at the time," the article said.
According to the BBC article, it is though that the plane was having difficulties shortly after take-off and had called for an emergency landing.
"Unfortunately it crashed before reaching the airport," said a representative of the Biggin Hill airfield.