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Family ID’d in San Diego County Plane Crash

LAKESIDE, Calif. — Three people killed Saturday in a small plane crash in eastern San Diego County have been identified as a Phoenix-area mother, father and daughter.

The medical examiner identified the three as a 65-year-old man, a 53-year-old woman and their 19-year-old daughter.

No names were revealed. The family was returning to Phoenix.

Their Lancair Turbine aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff from Montgomery Field in San Diego.

The crash occurred on a rugged hillside near Lakeside. The family’s dog was also killed in the crash.