Two people died when a small plane crashed near Fresno, California’s airport on Thursday. Nobody on the ground was hurt.
A Cessna 172 Skyhawk crashed about 6:30 p.m. 800 feet west of a runway at Fresno Chandler Executive Airport in the front yard of a house on West Avenue that ends at the airport.
The aircraft first hit a tree in a neighborhood near Hawes and Thorne on the east side of Chandler Executive Airport.
Photo of deadly plane crash near Fresno's Chandler Airport. Pilot and 9 year old boy were killed according to police pic.twitter.com/plCOeJJMqG
— KSEE 24 News (@KSEE24) December 27, 2013
NTSB investigating 6:20 PM PST crash of Cessna 172 while landing at the Chandler Executive Airfield, Fresno, Calif.
— NTSB (@NTSB) December 27, 2013
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