By Miriam Raftery
Photo: Screenshot from video posted by 10 News, an ECM news partner
Update December 28, 2021: The FAA reports that four people were on board the plane.
December 27, 2021 (El Cajon) -- A Lear jet owned by Med Jet LLC, an air ambulance company, crashed at 7:15 p.m. tonight at Pepper Drive and North Mollison Avenue in the Bostonia area of El Cajon. The pilot and any passengers aboard the 10-seat plane are presumed dead following multiple explosions. There are no reports of fatalities on the ground, ECM news partner Times of San Diego reports.
The crash spewed fiery wreckage across the neighborhood, damaged a vehicle and knocked out power to around 2,500 customers of SDG&E, the utility website indicates. Power is expected to be restored by 6 a.m. tomorrow. Traffic signals are also out in the vicinity.