MCKINNEY (CBSDFW.COM) – McKinney police say three people were killed after two planes collided in the air Saturday.READ MORE: Gas Leak Shuts Down 2 Blocks In Downtown Fort Worth
Police did not release further information on the deceased.
Police say the scene of the crash is at Custer Road and Virginia Parkway.READ MORE: Astros-Braves World Series Pits Father Versus Son
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.”MORE NEWS: UPDATE: Severe Weather Threat For North Texas Late Tuesday Night, Early Wednesday Morning
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