Learjet crashes near San Diego

According to NBC, first responders were called to the scene around El Cajon, at least 15 miles east of San Diego, at around 7 p.m. local time (0300GMT Tuesday), the San Diego County Sheriff's Department said in a statement.

Firefighters were not able to locate any survivors, the department said in the news release without specifying how many victims were found on board.

No injuries on the ground were confirmed, the San Diego County Sheriff Department said on its official Twitter account.

NBC reported at least one home was damaged in the incident, with power lines also knocked down, affecting dozens of homes.

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