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Five people were killed Sunday in a midair collision of two small planes over Otay Mesa east of San Diego near the Mexican border, officials said.

The planes — a twin-engine Sabreliner jet and a single-engine Cessna 172 – collided about two miles northeast of Brown Field Municipal Airport about 11 a.m., according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

There were no survivors, officials said.

Both planes were attempting to land at Brown Field, the FAA said. The cause of the collision has not been determined.

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