December 5, 2023
The scene of the crash close to French Valley Airport. Screenshot from Twitter put up by @mvgmom and Cal Fireplace Riverside

Six folks had been killed when a Cessna enterprise jet crashed Saturday morning close to the French Valley Airport in Murrieta, authorities stated.

The crash was reported at 4:15 a.m. within the space of Auld and Briggs roads, the Riverside County Fireplace Division reported. Deputies discovered the plane totally engulfed in flames in a discipline. Six occupants had been pronounced lifeless on the scene.

The hearth was contained at 5:35 a.m., based on Cal Fireplace Riverside.

The flight departed from Henry Reid Worldwide Airport in Las Vegas, based on FAA spokesperson Mina Kaji.

It was the second deadly crash close to French Valley Airport in lower than every week. On July 4, a pupil pilot was killed and three different folks had been injured when a Cessna 172 crashed whereas departing the airport.