12/08/2014 11:42 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Plane Crashes Into Maryland Home

UPDATE 12:20 p.m.: NBC4 reports that three people were killed in the crash.


A plane crashed into a Maryland home Monday morning, causing several homes nearby to be damaged.

Though it's currently unclear if there are any injuries, the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service has responded to the situation in Gaithersburg, NBC 4 reports.

The small plane -- which can typically carry between four and six people, along with up to two pilots -- crashed around 10:45 a.m. while approaching a runway.

Spokesperson Pete Piringer said on Twitter that firefighters are working to battle fires while conducting a search and rescue operation.

Two homes are currently on fire, with a third heavily damaged.

This is a developing story.

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