(PHOTOS): 3 Killed, House Set Ablaze From Plane Crash

(PHOTOS): 3 Killed, House Set Ablaze From Plane Crash

Three people were killed Sunday after their small plane crashed into a home in Plainville, Massachusetts.

(PHOTOS): 3 Killed, House Set Ablaze From Plane Crash
Home set ablaze by the crash

The plane was said to have taken off from Lancaster Airport in Pennsylvania and was headed to Norwood Memorial Airport in Massachusetts.

(PHOTOS): 3 Killed, House Set Ablaze From Plane Crash
House on fire
(PHOTOS): 3 Killed, House Set Ablaze From Plane Crash
Man looks on as the fire rages

Jim Peters of the Federal Aviation Administration said that "The Beechcraft BE36 aircraft crashed into the house at about 5:45 p.m. Sunday.

Police reports that the Plainville Fire Department extinguished the blaze by around 8pm, nearly three hours after the crash.

(PHOTOS): 3 Killed, House Set Ablaze From Plane Crash
Firemen trying to fight the fire
(PHOTOS): 3 Killed, House Set Ablaze From Plane Crash
House smoking after the fire was put out

State Police spokesman, Dave Procopio, said that the residents escaped and preliminary reports show three people in the plane were killed.

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The Beechcraft BE36 was said to have wound up behind the two-story colonial, where a section of the tail and a charred wing rested on a hillside in the yard.

(PHOTOS): 3 Killed, House Set Ablaze From Plane Crash
Parts of the crashed plane
(PHOTOS): 3 Killed, House Set Ablaze From Plane Crash
Fireman at work

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Residents within the Plainville Neighbohood reported hearing something awkward as the plane flew over their homes.

One witness, Mike Brown, told The Sun Chronicle that he was outside barbecuing when he heard the plane.

Mike said he looked up and saw the plane begin to bank.

He said: "the engine sounded like it was sputtering and then heard a crash and saw smoke."

(PHOTOS): 3 Killed, House Set Ablaze From Plane Crash
Site of the plane crash- firemen at work
(PHOTOS): 3 Killed, House Set Ablaze From Plane Crash
Part of the plane

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The National Transportation Safety Board(NTSB) is expected to arrive at the crash site Monday.

Authorities say the identities of the dead won't be released until the NTSB has notified their families.

(PHOTOS): 3 Killed, House Set Ablaze From Plane Crash
Firefighters investigate inside the house which the aircraft crashed in Plainville, Mass., Sunday, June 28,2015.

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