One dead after plane crashes into Oklahoma house

Courtesy KJRH
Courtesy KJRH

COLLINSVILLE, Okla. (AP) – At least one person has died after a small airplane crashed into a house in Collinsville that neighbors say was vacant.

The Federal Aviation Administration told The Associated Press in a statement that there was at least one death in the Sunday evening crash. Collinsville Police Chief Jimmie Richey told the Tulsa World that more than one person was killed, but didn’t release a specific number.

According to flight registry info, a 4-seater, single-engine Mooney, last registered to Ronald L. Marshall in Nebraska.

The FAA says the single-engine aircraft departed Tulsa around 5:50 p.m. Sunday en route to Manhattan, Kan. The plane crashed inside the city limits of Collinsville, about 30 minutes northeast of Tulsa.

The Tulsa World reports that the plane crashed into a house neighbors say was vacant and caused a small fire. Richey told the newspaper that no one on the ground was injured.

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