MOSCOW, December 8 (Sputnik) — Three people lost their lives as a plane crashed into a house in Gaithersburg, Maryland, the Washington Post reported, citing a spokesman for the local fire department.
According to Pete Piringer, spokesman for the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Department, “no one was transported to a hospital. They were not able to survive the crash”. All three were reportedly aboard the plane.
News Briefing G'Burg Plane Crash at 2p- at least 3 fatalities (plane), several occupants of house are unaccounted for pic.twitter.com/3jGq4yhezh— Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) 8 декабря 2014
A small plane crashed into a home in the city of Gaithersburg earlier on Monday, setting several nearby homes on fire.
The aircraft was an Embraer EMB-500/Phenom 100 twin-engine jet, local media reported.