Las Vegas, NV– Officials reported that four people have died after their planes collided at an airport.
The incident occurred at North Las Vegas Airport on Sunday around 12 p.m. local time.
According to the report, a Piper PA-46 was preparing to land when it collided with a Cessna 172 in the air.
The Piper was said to have crashed into a field, while the Cessna landed in a retention pond.
The Clark County Department of Aviation determined that there were two people in each plane and that there were no survivors.
The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board are now investigating the crash.
Incident Alert- at aprox 12pm today NLVFD and LVFR crews responded to a report of a mid air collision at the North Las Vegas airport. At this time there are 4 reported fatalities. Accident is still under investigation. pic.twitter.com/HhyeCDLrnE
— CNLV Fire Department (@NLVFireDept) July 17, 2022