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UPDATE: A private jet has crashed into a South Bend neighborhood, killing two

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SOUTH BEND, INDIANA  (WKZO) -- Two people are dead following the crash of a small private jet into a residential area near South Bend’s airport.

The F.A.A.’s Elizabeth Isham Corey says the pilot of the Premiere Jet told the tower he was having electrical and hydraulic problems and needed to make an emergency landing. He reportedly made several approaches to the airport, stalled and crashed into 3 homes along North Iowa St. near the airport at about 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

Because of jet fuel, 250 people from nearby homes had to be evacuated.

Two occupants of the plane were killed and three others have been transported to South Bend General, two in fair condition and one serious.

The plane was registered to a Montana firm, but had taken off from Tulsa.

The back half of the jet is resting on a house and the cockpit came to rest inside the third home that was struck.

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