China News Service, August 19. According to a report by "USA Today", US officials said that on the afternoon of the 18th local time, two planes collided while trying to land at an airport in California, killing at least two people in the accident. survive.
On August 18, 2022 local time, at Watsonville Municipal Airport in Watsonville, California, the wreckage of a plane crash lay in a field.
The FAA said the two planes involved were a single-engine Cessna 152 and a twin-engine Cessna 340, with one and two people on board.
The local airport does not have a control tower that directs planes to land and take off, the report said.
Photos and videos of the scene posted on social media showed the wreckage of a small plane on the grass next to the airport.
One of the photos showed a plume of smoke being seen from the street near the airport.
The incident is currently under investigation.