HEMET (CBSLA) – A pilot flying a small airplane was fatally injured Saturday morning after crashing shortly after takeoff at Hemet-Ryan Airport.
According to the Hemet Fire Department, there was one male on the plane when it crashed on the runway right after departure around 10:30 a.m. near 4710 West Stetson Avenue.
The plane was reported to be a twin-engine AirCam.
The pilot was the only person on board.
The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board were investigating the crash.