comscore 4 dead after small planes collide at North Las Vegas Airport | Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Top News

4 dead after small planes collide at North Las Vegas Airport

  • ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Officials investigate the wreckage of a plane at the site of a fatal crash at the North Las Vegas Airport in North Las Vegas, Nev. Authorities say several people are dead after two small planes collided at North Las Vegas Airport.

    ASSOCIATED PRESS

    Officials investigate the wreckage of a plane at the site of a fatal crash at the North Las Vegas Airport in North Las Vegas, Nev. Authorities say several people are dead after two small planes collided at North Las Vegas Airport.

  • ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Officials investigate the wreckage of a plane at the site of a fatal crash at the North Las Vegas Airport in North Las Vegas, Nev. Authorities say several people are dead after two small planes collided at North Las Vegas Airport.

    ASSOCIATED PRESS

    Officials investigate the wreckage of a plane at the site of a fatal crash at the North Las Vegas Airport in North Las Vegas, Nev. Authorities say several people are dead after two small planes collided at North Las Vegas Airport.

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. >> Four people died today after two small planes collided at North Las Vegas Airport, authorities said.

The Federal Aviation Administration said a single-engine Piper PA-46 and a single-engine Cessna 172 collided around noon Sunday.

“Preliminary information indicates that the Piper PA-46 was preparing to land when it collided with the Cessna 172,” the FAA said in a statement. “The Piper crashed into … a field east of Runway 30-Right and the Cessna fell into a water retention pond.”

Two people were in each plane and all four died, according to city fire department officials.

The names, ages and hometowns of the victims weren’t immediately released.

The National Transportation Safety Board and FAA will investigate the cause of the crash.

Comments (6)

By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the Terms of Service. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. Report comments if you believe they do not follow our guidelines.

Having trouble with comments? Learn more here.

Click here to see our full coverage of the coronavirus outbreak. Submit your coronavirus news tip.

Be the first to know
Get web push notifications from Star-Advertiser when the next breaking story happens — it's FREE! You just need a supported web browser.
Subscribe for this feature

Scroll Up