3 dead after 2 small planes collided, near Mckinney, FAA says

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MCKINNEY, Texas - There has been three confirmed fatalities after two small planes collided into another near Aero Country Airport near Mckinney, Texas, Federal Aviation Administration said.

The incident was reported about 5:30 p.m.

FAA officials said both aircraft were flying under Visual Flight Rules and were not in contact with air traffic control during the collision. The airport is about 35 miles north of downtown Dallas.

Mckinney police are investigating the scene.

KPRC2 will provide more information as the story develops. 

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