RIVERSIDE (CBSLA) — Two people were injured Thursday when a small plane crashed in Riverside.
The crash happened just before 10 a.m. at Riverside Municipal Airport, according to the FAA. The single-engine Vans RV6A crashed just short of the runway and was left on its roof.READ MORE: Scorching Heat, Strong Winds Brings Elevated Wildfire Risk To LA Region
Aircraft accident update: Both the pilot and passenger have been transported to area hospitals. NTSB and FAA have been notified. pic.twitter.com/SscM9cxytn
— City of Riverside Fire Department (@rivcafire) July 15, 2021READ MORE: Man Struck, Killed By Hit-Run Driver In Santa Monica
Both the pilot and passenger were injured in the crash and taken to an area hospital, though their injuries did not appear to be serious.MORE NEWS: Kathy Griffin Announces She Has Lung Cancer
The airport remained open as authorities investigated. The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board will look into what caused the crash.