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Update: Plane crash near San Diego, four people killed

Crash affects neighborhood, investigations ongoing

Update - 11:03

EL CAJON, Calif. (KYMA, KECY) - While previously firefighters reported no survivors on the scene of the plane crash in El Cajon, investigations found four people who were killed.

The victims were on board of the Learjet that was headed to Gillespie Field in San Diego, a Federal Aviation Administration spokesman said.

No injuries have been reported on the ground as investigations continue.

Investigators will identify the victims once family members of the victims are notified.

Original - 8:27

EL CAJON, Calif. (KYMA, KECY/ CNN) - An airplane has crashed in San Diego county and firefighters report on finding no survivors at the scene.

A Learjet crashed around 7 p.m. on Monday, December 27 in El Cajon, and Lakeside Fire District officials say they haven't found anyone aboard the plane who survived but no injuries were reported on the ground.

While a specific number of victims has yet to be reported, it is also currently unknown how many people were on the airplane.

Several power lines were affected as small fires were being extinguished by the firefighters.

The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board will be handling the investigation of the crash.

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