Three dead as plane crashes into US house

EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS
Last updated 08:02 15/11/2012
Reuters

A small plane has crashed into a Jackson, Mississippi home killing all three people aboard the plane, though no one in the house was injured.

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Authorities say all three people aboard a plane were killed when it crashed into a house in a Jackson, Mississippi, neighbourhood.

The Piper PA-32 single-engine plane went down Tuesday evening (Wednesday, NZ time) in a neighbourhood of modest, single-family homes near Hawkins Field Airport.

Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham-Stewart confirmed three people died. She said dental records or DNA would be needed to confirm their identities.

A hospital spokesman says one patient from the scene was in good condition at University of Mississippi Medical Centre. He would not give details citing privacy laws.

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