LOS ANGELES One individual was killed and 4 others injured on Monday after a small airplane crashed right into a neighborhood close to the airport in Riverside, California, destroying a house and touching off fires in a number of others, native information media reported.
Pictures broadcast by KABC-TV from the scene confirmed firefighters protecting what seemed to be a physique with a tarp and pouring water on the house in Riverside, about 60 miles (100 km)east of Los Angeles.
The station reported that one other sufferer who was pulled from a window of the house and placed on a stretcher seemed to be affected by extreme accidents.
The Riverside Press Enterprise newspaper, citing hearth officers, mentioned that one individual had died and that 4 others suffered accidents.
Ian Gregor, a spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration, mentioned Cessna 310 crashed “underneath unknown circumstances” a couple of half mile northeast of Riverside Municipal Airport.
Gregor mentioned the airplane crashed shortly after taking off from the airport, certain for San Jose in Northern California and that the incident can be investigated by the FAA and Nationwide Transportation Security Board.
It was not instantly clear how many individuals have been on board the airplane when it took off. In line with aviation web sites the Cessna 310 is a twin-engine airplane that may carry as much as six individuals.
(Reporting by Dan Whitcomb; Enhancing by Jonathan Oatis and Invoice Rigby)