At least 2 people died when small plane crashed in Santi neighbourhood, officials say
According to a local report, a newlywed couple had just finished remodeling their Southern California home when a plane crashed in their San Diego neighborhood killing at least two people.
The couple, identified as Kourtney and Cody, bought the house in June KGTV, and the two-engine Cessna C340 nose-to-ground and spent the next month remodeling before losing all of its assets after crashing through the house.
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“They just remodeled yesterday,” Breena King, the sister of one of the newlyweds, told the station. “It could have been different, we’re really lucky.”
The station reported that Courtney and Cody were both at work at the time of the fatal accident and that their dog was under the care of a family member.
A Cessna 340 collided with a UPS van and then entered homes in Santi, a suburb of 50,000 people, on Monday afternoon.
Dr Sugata Das, who works for Yuma Regional Medical Center, was identified as one of the victims in the Senti accident, KYMA. informed ofReferring to convenience. The second victim, identified as the UPS driver, was inside the van at the time of the accident. Two others were taken to nearby hospitals with unidentified injuries.
While Courtney and Cody’s house was empty, neighbors rushed to rescue an elderly couple who are believed to be in their 70s from a burning home next door. Resident Michael Kelly said the elderly woman was pulled out of the window while her husband was rescued from the backyard.
The plane, which was reportedly owned by Das, had departed from Yuma, Ariz., and was scheduled to land at Montgomery-Gib Executive Airport in San Diego.
The National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration are handling the investigation.
With Granthshala News’ Bradford Betz and Louis Cassiano