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Riverside plane crash kills 3

Federal and local authorities investigate the scene of a plane crash this morning in Riverside. Two people and the pilot were killed when the private plane crashed into a residential area the night before. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
A firefighter walks past the debris this morning, which was scattered along the sidewalk and the street. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
A firefighter climbs a ladder to check the trees above the crash site on Pembroke Avenue. After the plane took off from nearby Riverside Municipal Airport, it narrowly missed hitting several homes lining the street, crashed into a parked car on the ground and set a tree on fire. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
Federal aviation investigators check the wreckage for clues as to why the plane crashed shortly upon takeoff. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
Curious neighbors watch investigators check the crash site. The plane landed directly on an unoccupied car, narrowly missing homes. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
National Transportation Safety Board investigator Patrick Jones photographs the crash site from the top of a fire department ladder. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)