|This aircraft is a Boeing 707-300|
a contract civilian airframe tanker flown by Omega Aircraft Refueling
Live television news pictures showed a large fire still burning at 6:10 p.m.
Three crew members on board were able to escape after the crash and survived.
The Ventura County Fire Department has sent more than a dozen units to the scene.
The cause of the crash isn't known.
The U.S. military operates a number of the aircraft for use as air-to-air refuelers. The military refers to the aircraft as KC-135s. This aircraft is a Boeing 707-300 a contract civilian airframe tanker flown by Omega Aircraft Refueling
Omega website: http://www.omegaairrefueling.com/vms/