Plane crash El Cajon, California – No survivors after Learjet 35 aircraft ‘hit power line’ & fell on residential block

 A PLANE burst into flames after it reportedly crashed into a power line, leaving no survivors on board.   

The incident involving a Learjet 35 aircraft happened in the El Cajon area of San Diego, California just after 7pm local time on Monday.

A plane crashed in El Cajon, California, on Monday evening
A plane crashed in El Cajon, California, on Monday eveningCredit: Facebook
The plane burst into flames following the crash
The plane burst into flames following the crashCredit: Facebook
Fire crews were unable to find any potential victims
Fire crews were unable to find any potential victimsCredit: Facebook

It is unclear how many people were on board the plane but no injuries were reported by residents.

In a statement, San Diego Sheriff's Office said: "We offer our deepest sympathies to the loved ones of those we lost in a plane crash in unincorporated El Cajon."

Several power lines were downed and crews are on the scene trying to restore electricity to 70 customers in the area, according to cops.

At least one home and a vehicle were damaged by some debris, KGTV reports.

Footage from the scene appeared to show a trail of flames in a neighborhood.Resident Lauren Watling said all she could see was "fire and smoke".

She told NBC7: "We were outside and basically, we heard the plane getting closer.

"Normally they get loud because we live right by the airport, but it got really, really loud and all of the sudden, we think it could’ve hit our power lines above our house, but we just saw bright blue and orange flashing lights and we heard the electricity running.

"And then after that, we heard the plane actually crash. We ran out immediately and there was a ton of smoke everywhere."

Meanwhile, Matt Celustka said he could see flames in front of homes.

The San Diego police department said the fire was under control shortly before midnight EST.

It's unclear where the plane was coming from but officials have said it was on the path to Gillespie Field near the area of the crash.

It's unknown if the weather was a factor in the accident amid reports of rain.

The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board will handle the investigation, said police.

It comes just months after a plane crash in the Santee neighborhood.

In October, two people were killed after a small plane crashed when the pilot reportedly had an emergency.

Anyone with information, photos, or footage of the crash should email

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