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2 Die in Small Jet Crash Near San Bernardino

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Tatjana Obrazcova
Country: United States Aircraft: Airplanes
Source: USA Today

Two people died after a small jet crashed at a local airport near San Bernardino, Calif., on Sunday, prompting authorities to close the airport for 24 hours.

The crash took place at Apple Valley Airport around 2:20 p.m. PT, local media reported. The plane was a two-seater Aero L-39 Albatros, a Czechoslovakian-developed jet trainer, KTLA-TV reported. Fire crews extinguished the flames after "multiple explosions" following the crash.

The two victims were not immediately identified.



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