Three people were killed near McKinney, Texas, when two planes collided while in midair on Saturday.
According to Fox 4, Texas resident Larry Ferracioli was outside playing volleyball with his daughter when they spotted the two small planes take off together from the nearby airport.
Ferracioli said that the planes were banking a left turn when suddenly the planes crashed into each other. The remains of the wreckage were located at an intersection by a storage unit facility where it started a small fire, Fox 4 said.
According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the two planes collided near Aero Country Airport, which is located approximately 35-miles north of downtown Dallas, shortly after 5:30 p.m.
Lynn Lunsford, FAA spokesman, said, “both aircraft were flying under visual flight rules and were not in contact with air traffic control at the time of the collision.”
H/T: Fox News
JOIN THE MOVEMENT to SAVE THE NATIONAL ANTHEM
Please join the thousands of DML readers who have purchased a bumper sticker. CLICK HERE.
If you would like to receive Breaking News text alerts on a smartphone or tablet, download the DML APP which is completely FREE and easy to use. Go to the Google Play Store or the IOS App Store and search for DML APP. Be sure to keep the app’s notifications setting on. Another way to receive alerts is to text to 40404 the following message: follow @realdennislynch (be sure to put a space between the word follow and the @ symbol).
To see more stories like this, sign up below for Dennis Michael Lynch’s email newsletter.
Sign up to get breaking news alerts from Dennis Michael Lynch.
George Michael’s Boyfriend Tweets Reason For Death