NTSB: 2 aircraft crashed approaching same Vegas-area runway

Officials investigate the wreckage of a plane at the site of a fatal crash at the North Las...
Officials investigate the wreckage of a plane at the site of a fatal crash at the North Las Vegas Airport, Sunday, July 17, 2022, in North Las Vegas, Nev. Two single-engine aircraft banked from opposite directions to land at the same time on the same runway in North Las Vegas last month when they collided in the air and tumbled to the ground, killing all four people aboard, a preliminary report by federal crash investigators showed Friday, Aug. 5, 2022. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)(John Locher | AP)
Published: Aug. 5, 2022 at 7:17 PM PDT
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LAS VEGAS (AP) - Two single-engine aircraft banked from opposite directions toward the same runway in North Las Vegas before a crash last month that killed all four people aboard.

That’s according to a preliminary report Friday from the National Transportation Safety Board.

A diagram of the July 17 crash shows the paths of a Piper airplane from Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, with two people aboard and a Cessna 172 with an instructor and student pilot come together at North Las Vegas Airport.

The Clark County coroner determined that Donald Goldberg and Carol Ann Scanlon died before their Piper aircraft burned. Killed aboard the Cessna were student pilot Zachary Rainey of North Las Vegas and instructor Anthony Chiaramonti of Las Vegas.

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