Nevada airport plane crash, 2 people killed in fatal crash near Henderson Executive

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Nevada airport plane crash, 2 people killed in fatal crash near Henderson Executive.

UPDATE 9:30 P.M. There are now two confirmed fatalities as a result of the airplane crash in Henderson on Saturday night. First responders and others are expected to be on the scene for several hours.

The plane was taking off to fly to California when it crashed just south of the airport, according to officials. Two other people have serious injuries and one person has minor injuries. Volunteer Boulevard is closed in the area of the crash.

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Audio obtained via FlightAware.com indicates that a door came open on the plane before it crashed. That information has not been confirmed.

The FAA says it was a single-engine Beechcraft Sierra. The aircraft tail number is N24030, which belongs to So Cal Leasing in El Cajon, California. The plane was on the way to Gillespie Field Airport in San Diego. The FAA will investigate the crash.

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Four people were killed in 2018 when their plane crashed in California after taking off from Henderson airport.

A vintage military plane crashed near the airport in 2017. The plane burst into flames but the pilot was able to walk away.

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A plane on its way from Porterville, California, to Nashville, Tennessee, was forced to divert to Henderson in 2016. It crash landed just short of the runway. The two people on board were not injured.

A family of 5 was killed in 2015 when their plane crashed on its way from northern California to Henderson. The plane crashed near Bakersfield. It was supposed to land in Henderson.

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