6 dead after plane crashes into US home

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GAITHERSBURG (AP) – Authorities say a woman and her two young sons were at home when a private jet slammed into their house and were among six people killed in the crash in Maryland.

Police say the woman s two sons were a month-old infant and a 3-year-old, and their last names are Gemmell.

Three people were aboard the jet when it crashed Monday into the home in Gaithersburg, a Washington suburb. The two-story, wood-frame home was gutted by the impact of the crash and ensuing blaze.

Neighbors and property records identify the home s residents as Ken and Marie Gemmell.

A National Transportation Safety Board team is investigating the crash.

2014-12-09

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