A light plane has crashed into buildings near Santa Paula, California, according to the local fire department. Two people were reportedly killed in the crash.
The plane crash was reported at about 2:15 pm local time, Ventura County Star reports, citing the local fire department. The crashed aircraft is listed by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as an amateur-built single-engine, experimental plane. Fire officials, cited by the local news outlet, have confirmed two fatalities, but it is unclear whether they were on board the plane or on the ground.
Santa Paula PD Sgt Paul Spencer says when they arrived the plane area was fully engulfed. County is taking over we’re awaiting more info re Santa Paula plane crash pic.twitter.com/3agtODUdxs
— Gretchen Wenner (@GretchenWenner) March 31, 2018
Multiple local agencies, including forensic teams, are on the scene. No possible cause of the crash has been named yet.
MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW