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Small plane crashes into Massachusetts house, three killed

A small plane crashed into a house Sunday evening, killing three people on board, police said, but residents managed to flee as fire engulfed the home.


June 30, 2015
By The Associated Press

The Beechcraft BE36 aircraft crashed into the house at about 5:45 p.m. Sunday, said Jim Peters of the Federal Aviation Administration. It had taken off from Lancaster Airport in Pennsylvania and was headed to Norwood Memorial Airport in Massachusetts.

Fire crews extinguished the blaze nearly three hours after the crash in Plainville, southwest of Boston, said Massachusetts State Police spokesman Dave Procopio. He said the residents escaped and two adults and a juvenile in the plane were killed. | READ MORE