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.


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