PACOIMA (CBSLA.com) — Investigators have hauled away the wreckage of a small plane that crashed in a used car lot in Pacoima over the weekend.
The Cessna single-engine 172 went down Sunday afternoon in the 10300 block of N. San Fernando Road, just across the street from Whiteman Airport, according to LAFD spokesperson Brian Humphrey.READ MORE: Drake Reportedly Withdraws 2 Grammy Nominations
Humphrey previously said two men managed to free themselves from the wreckage and were transported to an area hospital in fair condition with non-life threatening injuries.
KCAL9’s Art Barron reports HazMat crews cleaned up about 15 gallons of spilled fuel Sunday night. The remaining fuel was drained from the plane’s wing.READ MORE: Sharon Gless On Book 'Apparently There Were Complaints: Cagney & Lacey 'Changed The History Of Television For Women'
The aircraft was dismantled Monday and was to be hauled away to a hangar in Chino, where investigators for the National Transportation Safety Board will try to determine the cause of the crash.
Ian Gregor, a public affairs manager for the FAA, previously said the aircraft was inbound to Whiteman Airport but struck a building and crashed into the lot.
The plane is owned by Vista Aviation. The company runs a flight school, and has other similar aircraft.MORE NEWS: Alec Baldwin Deletes Twitter Account After Interview On Shooting Death Of Halyna Hutchins
The president and co-owner of the company, John Rhodes, declined an on-camera interview.