Five Dead, Two Hospitalized After Plane Hit California House

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At least two people are dead after a small plane crashed in a residential area of Orange County, California, on Sunday afternoon.

It's been reported that a small plane came apart in the air, dropping parts throughout a neighbourhood in southern California.

Video posted online shows parts of a plane after it crashed in Yorba Linda, Calif., on Sun., Feb. 3, 2019.

The Cessna 414A had just departed the Fullerton Municipal Airport when the incident happened under unknown circumstances, Allen Kenitzer of the Federal Aviation Administration told KTLA.

The wounded were taken to a hospital with burn injuries, said Pokey Sanchez, an assistant chief with the Orange County Fire Authority.

Debris from the aircraft could be found over four blocks, according to Eliott Simpson from the National Transportation Safety Board.

Two houses were involved in flames, fire officials told KTLA.

It is unclear how many people were on board the plane at the time of the crash.

A two-story house burst into flames after being struck by the main cabin and one engine of the plane, sending panicked neighbours into the streets. "It shook the house".

Those killed in the home were described as two males and two females, the Orange Country Sheriff's Department said.

There's no information so far regarding why the plane crashed.

A propeller and debris in the driveway of a home.