Multiple fatalities after small Victoria aircraft crashes into house along Minnesota highway

Multiple fatalities were reported after a small aircraft reportedly crashed into a house along a Minnesota highway and the house was afire


                            Multiple fatalities after small Victoria aircraft crashes into house along Minnesota highway
A still from the Victoria plane crash (Department of Transportation)

Multiple fatalities were reported after a small aircraft reportedly crashed into a house along a Minnesota highway on Saturday, August 7. It was also reported that a house was on fire after the aircraft crashed into it and the pilot of the aircraft has died. 

Crews were reported to be on the scene after an aircraft, which MN Crime said appears to be a 1992 Mooney M20, crashed into a home in Victoria, Minnesota. MN Crime reported that the house is on fire and crews have asked for a 2nd alarm fire response to the area of Country Road 11 and Highway 5. The aircraft is reportedly owned by an individual in Omaha, Nebraska. Firetrucks, police and state patrol vehicles and ambulances are at the scene. There was no official early word on possible casualties.

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The neighbor suspected the deceased person to be the pilot and didn't any sign of passengers. He said that he saw two residents from inside the house get out safely, including their two pets, a dog and a cat.

Southeast Metro Fire News tweeted, "Info from Extra Alarm Association of the Twin Cities: Victoria has a plane crash at Highway 5 and the Holiday Gas Station at Rose Street. They have requested a second alarm. -- Reports of multiple fatalities. They have multiple calls reporting a fire at the scene." Journalist Mary McGuire shared a video and wrote, "Just arrived at the scene of a reported plane crash in Victoria. The scene is huge. Debris is strewn throughout the neighborhoods on both sides of Highway 5."



 



 

One user tweeted, "Thoughts and prayers go out to those affected by the tragic plane crash in Victoria today. Unreal." Nick Streiff tweeted, "BREAKING: Multiple witnesses tell @WCCO they witnessed a small plane crash a short time ago in Victoria. We are awaiting official word from authorities. This is the scene from MnDOT traffic cameras."



 



 

This is a developing story and we will update it as deputies release more information.
 

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