ADDISON (CBSDFW.COM) — Ten people are dead after a plane crash occurred shortly after takeoff this morning at the Addison Municipal Airport, the town of Addison confirmed.
A twin-engine Beechcraft BE-350 King Air crashed into a hangar at 9:11 a.m. Sunday morning. The flight was headed to St. Petersburg, Florida.READ MORE: Vaccinated For COVID-19? Now Show Me The App
Officials said the plane was destroyed upon impact and fire.
Although the hangar was unoccupied, there were no survivors onboard the aircraft, Addison Public Communications Director Mary Rosenbleeth said.
Names of aircraft occupants have not been released at this time.READ MORE: Twitter Sues Texas AG Ken Paxton Claiming Retaliation For Trump Ban
More information will be released Monday afternoon but a preliminary report of the crash could take up to two weeks, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a news conference Sunday evening.
Lead investigator Jennifer Rodi said many things will be under the NTSB’s investigation, including if the flight crew has worked together beforehand.
Witnesses of the crash are asked to send in photos and videos to email@example.com.
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