Airlines

Small Plane Has Crashed in Lake Tahoe

All aboard killed

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RENO, Nev. (AP) — A small, single-engine plane crashed shortly after takeoff from the airport on Lake Tahoe's south shore, and authorities say several people were killed.

The single-engine plane burst into flames upon impact late Saturday night in a wooded area near South Lake Tahoe, Calif., said El Dorado County sheriff's Lt. Pete Van Arnum. The crash started a 1-acre fire that took more than 90 minutes to put out, he said.