Video captures small plane plunging into 2 homes in Riverside, California, near L.A.; several killed

Last Updated Feb 28, 2017 3:41 AM EST

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Three people died and two were injured when a small plane carrying them home from a cheerleading competition crashed into two Southern California homes and sparked a major fire Monday, authorities said.

Security video captured the plane plunging from the sky and erupting into a fireball, reports CBS Los Angeles.

A husband, wife and three teenagers were on the plane that had just taken off from Riverside Municipal Airport at 4:40 p.m. intending to return to San Jose after the weekend cheerleading event at Disneyland when it crashed in the residential neighborhood, Riverside Fire Chief Michael Moore said.

One of the teenagers was thrown from a back seat of the plane on impact but had only minor injuries, Moore said. Three witnesses told TV stations she crawled…

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