Police: 3 Dead After Two Planes Collide In McKinney

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MCKINNEY (CBSDFW.COM) – McKinney police say three people were killed after two planes collided in the air Saturday.

Police did not release further information on the deceased.

Police say the scene of the crash is at Custer Road and Virginia Parkway.

The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed that two small planes collided near Aero Country Airport shortly after 5:30 p.m.

The FAA says both aircrafts were flying under Visual Flight Rules and were not in contact with air traffic control at the time of the collision.

“I couldn’t even speak. I couldn’t even believe it,” said witness Rodney Livermore. “We see the planes flying here all the time and you don’t expect to see them falling out of the sky.”

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