Airlines Flight 800 crashes near Miami, killing 4

A passenger jet crashed into a home on the outskirts of Miami Monday, killing four people and injuring six others.

The pilot of the Air Canada flight was not on the plane when it went down about 8:15 a.m. at Miami International Airport.

The crash happened near a home where two people were sleeping in their car.

Miami Fire-Rescue Capt. Michael Avila said the crash happened around 2:30 a.g. on the south side of the home, about a block from the airport.

Avila told reporters that the pilot was wearing a helmet and oxygen mask and was on the ground when the crash occurred.

He declined to give his last name.

The flight departed from Miami-Dade County International Airport and was scheduled to land in Miami at about 8 a.t.

The jet, with a total of 14 passengers and 12 crew members, disappeared off radar after leaving the airport and crashed into the side of a house.

The crash was reported as a single-engine airplane and the cause is under investigation.

The airport said all flight operations were suspended.

The Federal Aviation Administration also suspended all airport operations.

The cause of the crash is under preliminary investigation.