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Three People Killed in San Diego County Plane Crash

NEAR LAKESIDE, Calif. — Three people are confirmed dead following a plane crash Saturday morning near Lakeside in eastern San Diego County, authorities said.

The plane crashed west of Highway 67 in the Sycamore Canyon area about 10:30 a.m., according to a spokesman for the Heartland Fire and Rescue Department.

The plane may have just taken off from Gillespie Field in nearby El Cajon, authorities said. No other details about the crash were immediately available.

The crash is being investigated by the San Diego County Sheriff”s Department and the Federal Aviation Administration.

Los Angeles Times

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