Plane crashes into Riverside Airport property; 2 injured
RIVERSIDE, California – A small plane crashed into the property of Riverside Municipal Airport on Thursday morning and two people were injured, authorities said.
The Riverside Fire Department reported the accident at around 9:55 a.m. at the airport grounds, located at 6951 Flight Road in Riverside.
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A photograph of the crash showed the aircraft upside down in a field off the runway.
Credit: Riverside Fire Department.
Firefighters said the pilot and passenger of the small plane were taken to area hospitals for their injuries. The extent of these injuries was not immediately available.
The cause of the crash has not been disclosed.
The National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration have been notified and will investigate the accident.
Further details were not immediately available.
This is breaking news and will be updated as more information becomes available.
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