No survivors after plane crash at North Las Vegas airport, confirms Clark County

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NORTH LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The North Las Vegas Police Department confirmed Sunday afternoon that there was a plane crash at the North Las Vegas airport.

Police said they received the call around 12:04 p.m.

The Clark County Aviation Department provided a statement indicating that at the airport there were two general aviation aircraft which resulted in multiple fatalities.

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The Federal Aviation Administration said a single-engine Piper PA-46 and a single-engine Cessna 172 collided in traffic at North Las Vegas airport around noon local time Sunday.

Preliminary information indicates that the Piper PA-46 was preparing to land when it collided with the Cessna 172. The Piper crashed into a field east of runway 30-right and the Cessna fell in a water retention basin.

Two people were on board each plane.

The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board said they would investigate the circumstances of the incident.

The statement said the airport remains open to traffic.

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