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2 killed aboard small plane that hits NC home

  • March 30: Emergency officials work at the scene of a small plane that crashed into a House in High Point, N.C.

    March 30: Emergency officials work at the scene of a small plane that crashed into a House in High Point, N.C.  (AP2011)

  • March 30: Wreckage from a plane crash near the intersection of Sandy Ridge Road and Dairy Point Drive in North Carolina.

    March 30: Wreckage from a plane crash near the intersection of Sandy Ridge Road and Dairy Point Drive in North Carolina.  (AP)

Authorities say two people are dead after their small plane crashed into a house in North Carolina.

Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen says both people aboard the aircraft were killed Wednesday when it struck a house in High Point. She says the plane was flying in the state from Wilmington to Winston-Salem when it was diverted by bad weather.

Bergen says the plane crashed in an area short of the runway at Piedmont Triad International Airport. Neighbors told The Associated Press the home's residents fled out the front.