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Two injured after small plane crash in Los Angeles, California

Modified Date: 
Thu, 05/21/2015 - 4:56pm
Accident Date: 
Saturday, December 28, 2013

Pacoima plane crash leaves 2 hospitalized.

Two men were hospitalized after the plane they were traveling in struck a building and crashed in Pacoima Sunday.
Two men were hospitalized after the plane they were traveling in struck a building and crashed in Pacoima Sunday. Los Angeles firefighters responded to the 10350 block of North San Fernando Road around 1 p.m. following reports of a small plane down. A spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration, says a single-engine Cessna 172 was inbound to Whiteman Airport when the pilot decided to execute a missed approach and come around for another landing attempt. During the landing approach, the plane struck a building and crashed into a used car lot. Officials say two male adults had self-extricated themselves from the aircraft. Both were transported to a local hospital via ambulance with non-life threatening injuries. No fire was reported. San Fernando Road was closed to all traffic between Pierce and Osborne streets following the incident. The investigation is being handled by the FAA and the NTSB.

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