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Four feared dead after small plane crashes in Nashville

By CNN Staff
updated 8:19 AM EST, Tue February 4, 2014
The flight left Great Bend Municipal Airport in Kansas and was approaching the Nashville airport when the accident occurred.
The flight left Great Bend Municipal Airport in Kansas and was approaching the Nashville airport when the accident occurred.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • The four people on board are believed to be from the same family
  • The airplane crashed beside a YMCA; no other injuries were reported
  • The cause of the crash is not clear

(CNN) -- Four people were presumed dead Monday after a small airplane crashed near the John C. Tune Airport in Nashville, Tennessee, authorities said.

Four members from the same family were believed to be on board, and there were no survivors, said Don Aaron with the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department.

The airplane crashed beside the Bellevue YMCA. No other injuries were reported.

The flight left Great Bend Municipal Airport in Great Bend, Kansas, and was preparing for a second approach to the Nashville airport when the accident occurred, Aaron said.

The cause of the crash was not clear.

The Federal Aviation Administration was on scene, and the National Transportation Safety Board was expected to be there by Tuesday morning.

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CNN's Dave Alsup contributed to this report.

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