Anthony Chiaramonti, 40, Zachary Rainey, 47, Donald Stuart Goldberg, 82, and Carol Ann Scanlon, 76, die in mid-air collision between two single-engine planes at the airport in North Las Vegas, Nevada
FAA officials say the Piper PA-46 was preparing to land when it collided with the Cessna 172. The Piper crashed into in a field east of Runway 30-Right and the Cessna fell into a water retention pond. Authorities say two people were in each plane.
Both the Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating this incident.
The crash happened around noon on Sunday.
“Preliminary information indicates that the Piper PA-46 was preparing to land when it collided with the Cessna 172,” the FAA said in a statement.