Multiple dead after 2 planes collide in North Las Vegas

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A plane crash resulted in multiple fatalities, North Las Vegas police said. (Photo: North Las Vegas Police Department)

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A plane crash at the North Las Vegas Airport left multiple people dead, the Clark County Department of Aviation said Sunday.

The crash involved two general aviation aircraft. A statement from the department read: “There were no survivors.”

According to the Federal Aviation Administration, a Piper PA-46 collided with a Cessna 172, both single-engine planes, while preparing to land. The Piper crashed into a field east of the runway, and the Cessna fell into a water retention pond.

The agency said each aircraft had two people aboard.

Both the Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating this incident.

The crash happened around noon Sunday.

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