Twinjet hits Cessna near San Diego.
A tragic accident happened on Sunday morning as a result of a midair collision northeast of Brown Field Municipal Airport located in the suburb of Otay Mesa 13 miles southeast of San Diego, California. Five people were killed when the two airplanes, which were both approaching the airport to land, plummeted to the ground in a ball of fire. The accident caused a small brushfire, which was extinguished quickly.
According to NBC 7 San Diego, one of the airplanes was a Cessna 172 and the other a Sabreliner twinjet.
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