Three Killed In Ohio Midair

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A Cessna 172 and a Beechcraft Bonanza were flying in opposite directions last Friday afternoon, according to witnesses, when their wings clipped and both airplanes fell to the ground. All three men aboard the two aircraft were killed. Several people called 911 after they saw the collision and ran to the wreckage, but they were unable to help. The midair took place on a sunny day about two and a half miles from Blue Ash Airport, near Cincinnati, Ohio, where both aircraft were based. The CTAF audio from the airport, archived online, suggests that the Bonanza was inbound to the field and the Cessna had just departed. One airplane crashed into a road and another into a residential front yard, but nobody on the ground was hurt. The NTSB is investigating the crash.