Four people killed in California plane crash

The plane crashed on the east side of the Corona Municipal Airport. By Sarah Moon, CNN

(CNN) -- Four people were killed Wednesday when a small plane crashed at a Southern California airport, the Corona Fire Department said.

The aircraft crashed on the east side of the Corona Municipal Airport, Corona police said in a tweet. Police and fire personnel responded around 12:11 p.m. (3:11 p.m. ET) and found the plane on fire in the brush, Corona police said. Four people were aboard the aircraft, the Corona Fire Department said.

Corona fire officials said the roughly quarter-acre fire has been contained.

The Federal Aviation Administration is on the scene.

Corona is about 23 miles east of Anaheim.

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