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4 dead in San Diego military plane crash

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(CNN) -- A military plane crashed Wednesday night about a half-mile short of the runway as it attempted to land at the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego, California, killing all four aboard, authorities said.

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San Diego (California)

The Cessna Citation 560 crashed about 8:40 p.m. local time, Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Bruce Nelson said. He said it was not clear what caused the crash.

A Miramar Air Station spokesman confirmed the crash, saying the plane was being flown for instrument training.

All four killed were members of the military.

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