4 dead after two small planes collide at North Las Vegas Airport

Four people are dead after two single-engine planes crashed into each other at the North Las Vegas Airport on Sunday, according to law enforcement officials.

A Piper PA-46 collided with a Cessna 172 as it was preparing to land around noon, the Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement. The Piper crashed into a field, while the Cessna went into a water retention pond.

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Two people were on board each plane, officials said.

The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the incident.

ABC News' Nicholas Kerr and Sam Sweeney contributed to this report.

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