On Tuesday night, a tragic incident occurred in Newberg, Oregon, approximately 25 miles southwest of Portland.
A plane crashed into the roof of a residence, resulting in the loss of two lives. Another individual was airlifted to a trauma hospital.
This devastating event prompted numerous emergency calls, with witnesses reporting that the aircraft appeared to be spiraling downward before the crash.
Initially, firefighters discovered two occupants inside the plane.
Tragically, one of them was pronounced deceased. The second individual had to be extricated and was subsequently airlifted to a Portland hospital due to serious injuries.
As emergency responders gained further access to the aircraft, they discovered a third person who had also succumbed to the incident.
Fortunately, there were no injuries reported among individuals on the ground or inside the home. The residents of the house informed firefighters that they were inside at the time of the plane crash but managed to evacuate without harm.
The Red Cross stepped in to offer support to the displaced family. Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue shared that the Newberg-Dundee Police Department, in collaboration with the Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board, is actively investigating the plane crash to determine the cause of the tragic incident and the resulting fatalities.