A small plane crashed into a Hemet home on Tuesday, seriously injuring the pilot, city police said.
The incident was reported at 9:35 a.m. near the intersection of Warren Road and Mustang Way, near a housing estate.
“The cause of the plane crash is being investigated and the sole occupant has been transported to an area hospital with serious injuries,” Hemet police said. said on Twitter.
Hemet Police and Fire Department responded to the scene along with personnel from CalFire and the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.
Footage from KCBS-TV Channel 2 showed the burnt-out wreckage of a small plane in the backyard of a house.
The crash happened just over a mile south of Hemet-Ryan Airport.
This is breaking news and will be updated as more information becomes available.
Los Angeles Times