Plane bursts into flames after crashing into building
A SMALL plane has clipped power and phone lines and crossed a busy street before plunging into a residential apartment in Akron, Ohio.
NBC News reported there had been an undetermined number of people in the plane killed.
Images from Akron plane crash. Building damage and plane wreckage. Sent in by viewer Gary Frankowski pic.twitter.com/jmAzThXkso— Jessica Dill (@JessicaLynnDill) November 10, 2015
Police said "due to the severity of the fire," it would be some time before it could be determined how many people were aboard the Hawker H25, a small business jet that can carry as many as 10 people.
News Corp reported that all nine people on board had been killed.
Plane can hold 10 people. Co-pilot and pilot killed. Could be more on board. Officials say they still do not know because of the damage— Jessica Dill (@JessicaLynnDill) November 10, 2015
Nobody was immediately believed to have been in the building, and no casualties were initially reported on the ground.
The Federal Aviation Administration said the plane was on its final approach to Akron Fulton International Airport when it crashed into a building.
Aftermath of Akron plane crash into apartment building. Pilot and co-pilot both killed. Video sent in by viewer pic.twitter.com/Igp3gn9c2q— Jessica Dill (@JessicaLynnDill) November 10, 2015
Paige McVeigh, was filming a video clip at the time of the crash. Her clip is embedded below.