According to reports, a plane crashed into a Santee neighbourhood on Monday (October 11th), resulting in at least two deaths and two others injured.
Outside security footage captured the devastating moment.
What happened in Santee?
Reports state that a plane crashed into a Southern California neighbourhood at around 12:30PM on Monday, October 11th on Greencastle Street near Jeremy Street.
The crash is said to have caused a fire which engulfed two homes and a UPS truck. Two houses were completely burned, and three others reported fire damage.
USA Today states that two others suffered burn injuries.
As per 10 News, The Federal Aviation Administration states that the plane was a twin-engine Cessna C340, adding: “We do not yet know how many people were on board.”
Reportedly, the aircraft had left Yuma, Arizona and was expected to land at Montgomery-Gibbs Executive Airport in Kearny Mesa.
Video captures Santee plane crash
Security camera footage was able to capture the plane falling from the sky before bursting into flames.
The video was sent in to 10News, you can watch here. Please be warned of sensitive content.
Another video sees the moments after the crash, capturing neighbours helping a couple escape through a window and the back fence.
Who were the plane crash victims?
USA Today reports that the owner of the plane who sadly died, Dr. Sugata Das, was a licensed pilot living in San Diego. The victim leaves behind two sons.
Das was described as: “[an] outstanding cardiologist and dedicated family man.”
The UPS driver who died from the crash is yet to be identified, however UPS have issued a statement. It reads: “[we are] heartbroken by the loss of our employee, and extend our deepest condolences to his family and friends.”