5 killed in plane crash in Santa Ana parking lot

5 killed in plane crash in Santa Ana parking lot

5 killed in plane crash in Santa Ana parking lot

The plane hit an unoccupied, parked vehicle on the ground, but the owner was in a store at the time of the crash, Bommarito said.

The aircraft was heading to John Wayne Airport, but it was unclear where it was coming from, according to spokeswoman Deanne Thompson.

The resident's father used to fly planes, she had a feeling that something was wrong.

Friends and associates said all five were employees of Pacific Union International.

The flight tower at nearby John Wayne Airport gave approval for the plane to land after the pilot declared an emergency, but moments later, the plane crashed.

The Shepherds, of Diablo, California, have two children, ages 5 and 7, according to Pacific Union.

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Category III Aviation Corp. did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

There was no fire and nobody on the ground was hurt, Orange County fire officials said. "We really didn't think it was a plane at first due to no crashing noise, but as soon as we saw people running from across the street we went to go check it out".

Witnesses in watched in horror as the plane flew low over the shopping area near the upscale South Coast Plaza mall and nosedived into the parking lot.

The plane was registered to a San Francisco company and had flown from the East bay suburb of Concord, according to FAA records.

The FAA launched an investigation into the crash, and added that the National Transportation Safety Board will determine the probable cause.

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