Multiple fatalities in 2-plane crash over Watsonville: WPD

Several people were killed when two planes collided in Watsonville Thursday afternoon. According to the city, the two planes collided as they attempted to land. Several casualties were reported. The pilots were on final approach to Watsonville Municipal Airport in Watsonville, Calif., when a single-engine Cessna 152 and a twin-engine Cessna 340 collided, the FAA said. The Cessna 152 had one person and two people on board. Cessna 340. No one on the ground was injured. The California Highway Patrol closed Buena Vista Dr. between Calabasas Rd. after the crash was reported just before 3 p.m. and Freedom Blvd.A planned news conference was canceled by the FAA. This is a developing story, stay tuned to KSBW 8 for the latest.

Several people were killed when two planes collided in Watsonville Thursday afternoon.

According to the city, the two planes collided as they attempted to land. Several casualties were reported.

The pilots were on final approach to Watsonville Municipal Airport in Watsonville, Calif., when a single-engine Cessna 152 and a twin-engine Cessna 340 collided, the FAA said.

One person was traveling in a Cessna 152 and two in a Cessna 340. No one on the ground was injured.

It is reported that the accident took place before 3 pm

Buena Vista Dr. between Calabasas Rd., California Highway Patrol. and Freedom Blvd.

A news conference scheduled by the FAA has been canceled.

This is a developing story, stay tuned to KSBW 8 for the latest.

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