Two small planes collide in U.S. state of Florida, 3 killed

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At least three people were killed after two small planes collided mid-air in the U.S. state of Florida Tuesday, authorities said.

The accident took place in southern Florida, the Federal Aviation Administration said. Local police have confirmed that three people have been killed and the whereabouts of a possible fourth passenger is unknown.

On Tuesday night, police identified the three victims as Jorge Sanchez, 22, Ralph Knight, 72, and Nisha Sejwal, 19.

The search and rescue effort has been suspended for Tuesday due to the low visibility and would resume Wednesday.

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