Midair Collision Near Deer Valley Airport Kills Four

Investigators probe accident site for details of deadly crash.

Four people were killed in a midair collision involving two single-engine aircraft near Deer Valley Airport in Phoenix Friday morning.

While initial details on the fatal accident remain slim, a pilot reportedly witnessed the two aircraft collide around 10 a.m. MST about 15 miles west-northwest of the busy GA airport.

By the time emergency crews reached the crash site, one aircraft — the make and model of which have not yet been identified — had already been destroyed by flames. The other aircraft involved in the accident was a Piper Archer, which remained intact and identifiable at the accident scene.

Authorities found four people dead.