NTSB: 2 aircraft crashed approaching same Vegas-area runway

FILE - Officials investigate the wreckage of a plane at the site of a fatal crash at the North Las Vegas Airport, Sunday, July 17, 2022, in North Las Vegas, Nev. Two single-engine aircraft banked from opposite directions to land at the same time on the same runway in North Las Vegas last month when they collided in the air and tumbled to the ground, killing all four people aboard, a preliminary report by federal crash investigators showed Friday, Aug. 5, 2022.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two single-engine aircraft banked from opposite directions toward the same runway in North Las Vegas last month, before crashing and killing all four people aboard, a preliminary report by federal crash investigators showed Friday.

A National Transportation Safety Board diagram of the July 17 crash clearly shows the paths of a Piper PA-46 from Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, with two people aboard ,and a Cessna 172 with an instructor and student pilot, come together at North Las Vegas Airport.

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