By CBSLA Staff

TEMECULA (CBSLA) — A pilot was killed after a small plane crashed in a Temecula field Tuesday.

The small aircraft was reported down in field north of the 3200 block of Everview Terrace in Temecula at about 11 a.m., according to the Riverside County Fire Department. No streets were shut down, but the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department asked the public to avoid the area.

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According to the NTSB, the plane was an Experimental Zodiac 601XL.

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The pilot, who was not identified, was pronounced dead at the scene, the Riverside Press-Enterprise reported.

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The FAA and NTSB are both investigating the cause of the crash.