1 Dead After Small Plane Crashes Into House Near Half Moon Bay Airport

Authorities have confirmed one person is dead after a small plane crashed into a house in Moss Beach near the Half Moon Bay Airport.

San Mateo County Sheriff's Office spokesman Sal Zuno said another person has been airlifted to a hospital.

Fire crews are responsing to a small plane which crashed into a house at Moss Beach near Half Moon Bay Airport.

The crash occurred around 11:20 a.m. in the 1000 block of Park Avenue, Federal Aviation Administration spokesperson Ian Gregor said. Witnesses said the plane flipped in mid-air and went straight down, hitting the roof of one home and landing on another.

No one was at home when the plane crashed.

The FAA said the plane was on approach to the Half Moon Bay Airport from Sacramento. 

The plane, a single-engine Cessna 172, is registered to a flying club out of Sacramento.

No other information was immediately available and an investigation is ongoing.

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