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Five killed after plane crashes near South Coast Plaza in Santa Ana

Small plane crashes in Santa Ana shopping center parking lot; 4 people reported killed

The five people killed in a plane crash in a Santa Ana parking lot were identified Monday.

The twin-engine Cessna plane was bound for John Wayne Airport, when the pilot declared an emergency. The pilot was 53-year-old Scott Shepherd, a Diablo resident; 62-year-old Floria Hakimi from Danville; 42-year-old Lara Shepherd from Diablo; 32-year-old Navid Hakimi of Los Angeles; and 29-year-old Nasim Ghanadan from Alamo.

It was not clear if anyone was hurt on the ground, as the plane went down and hit at least one unoccupied auto, Orange County Fire Authority Capt. Steve Concialdi told City News Service. He says there was no fire and nobody on the ground was hurt.

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The plane hit a vehicle, but the driver was shopping inside Staples when the plane went down, according to O.C. Fire Authority.

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"Bodies were hanging from out the side of the plane", witness Jesse Perez told the Orange County Register.

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The 1973 Cessna was registered to San Francisco-based Category III Aviation Corp., FAA records show. Several roads surrounding the shopping center and the South Coast Plaza mall across the street were closed.

"We looked up to see the plane falling nose first", Ella Pham, 20, of Santa Ana, said Sunday.

The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the cause of the crash.

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