A family members was on board the small plane that killed three people right after it crashed into a Southern California property Monday, according to authorities.
The Cessna 310 was carrying five individuals -- one particular adult male, 3 adult females and a single teenage girl -- and was headed to San Jose from Riverside when it crashed into a property there, stated Riverside Fire Division Captain Tyler Reynolds. It is unclear who out of the five passengers have been family members.
The two survivors were adult females who had been ejected from the plane, Reynolds mentioned.
The plane hit the right corner of a house, and victims have been ejected from the aircraft and landed inside the residence, Reynolds stated. Firefighters initially thought the ejected victims lived in the property the plane crashed into.
1 of the surviving ladies was located in the bedroom of a dwelling and was pulled to security. She suffered third-degree burns to 90 % of her body and is currently in critical condition and recovering at a burn center, Reynolds said.
The second survivor was located in the front lawn of a home and was pulled to security by residents and firefighters, Reynolds mentioned. She suffered airway burns and is also in essential condition.
Sixty firefighters responded to the scene, with some utilizing thermal imaging cameras to search for the victims.
It is unclear who was piloting the plane. No one particular on the ground was hurt, but a single person did straight away vacate a single of the homes just after the crash, Reynolds said. 4 homes had been damaged, and 14 folks have been displaced.
The Riverside Municipal Airport is just a mile away from the crash web site. The airport has 105,00 flight operations every single year.
The Federal Aviation Administration mentioned on Monday that the plane crashed below unknown situations. The people today on board were coming from a cheer conference at Disneyland, said Riverside Fire Chief Michael Moore.
Shannon Flores, a teacher at a nearby college, told ABC's Los Angeles station KABC that she and her students saw the plane from the developing.
"It was just flying very, very low," she mentioned. "We knew it shouldn't have been flying that low and that it was surely going down."
In Massachusetts, a single passenger plane landed on the roof of an apartment developing in Methuen on Tuesday afternoon, according to authorities.
ABC News' Kayna Whitworth, Gregory Croft, Kelly Terez and Karma Allen contributed to this report.
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