BREAKING: Multiple DEAD In Mid-Air Collision In This State- Investigation Underway…

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Three people were killed when two small planes collided in midair near Aero Country Airport in McKinney, Texas.

The Federal Aviation Administration said “both aircraft were flying under Visual Flight Rules and were not in contact with air traffic control at the time of the collision.”

Local fire department officials confirmed to the FAA that three people died in the crash. according to reports.

Remains of the wreckage were spotted at a nearby intersection and at storage unit facility, which sparked a small fire.

No details were available about those killed in the collision.

From the McKinney Police Department Facebook page:

“We can confirm that 2 planes have crashed within our city limits. There are at least 3 fatalities. FAA and NTSB will be conducting the investigation and will release any further details.

Custer road will be closed between Virginia and Bedford for an undetermined amount of time.

Our thoughts are with the victims’ families during this time.”

FOX 4 reported that Larry Ferracioli was playing volleyball with his daughter Natalie in their front when they spotted the two planes taking off together from the nearby airport.

Ferracioli told FOX 4 that the planes were banking a left turn when one of the aircrafts slammed into the other. One of the planes fell straight down into the street. The other crashed at the storage unit facility, which sparked a small fire.

“Two planes were right on top of each other when they came out of the bank, starting to level out right above, just past our house,” said Ferracioli, “The outside plane just came in and collided with the inside plane. When the collision happened, it sounded like an automobile accident head on.”

Our hearts and prayers go out to all those involved…

God Bless.


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