Plane crashes in Southern California; 2 killed, officials say

A house destroyed by flames is seen shortly after a small plane crash in Yorba Linda on Feb. 3 2019

A house destroyed by flames is seen shortly after a small plane crash in Yorba Linda on Feb. 3 2019

Authorities say a small plane has crashed in a suburban Southern California neighbourhood and has ignited a fire that burned two houses.

The plane nosedived onto Canyon Drive about 1:45 p.m., OCFA Capt. Cameron Rossman said.

Two people died and two others were hospitalized after a small plane crashed into a residential area in Yorba Linda on Sunday afternoon, officials said.

The Orange County Fire Authority confirmed the fatalities on Twitter, adding that another two people had been sent to a local hospital.

The names of those killed will be withheld pending notification of kin.

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OCFA firefighters were on scene battling the house fire.

Images from the scene showed flames engulfing the two homes and residents rushing to the scene.

A propeller and debris in the driveway of a home.

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. He said both the FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will investigate.

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