One person dead as small plane crashes into house outside of Los Angeles

One person dead as small plane crashes into house outside of Los Angeles

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A small plane crashed into a house in Southern California on Thursday, killing the pilot, officials said.

The single-engine Cirrus SR22 came down in the bedroom community of Upland, which is about 40 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, San Bernardino County firefighters said.

A small plane crashed into a house in Upland, Calif., on Nov. 7, 2019.KNBC

The pilot, who was the only person on board, was killed, fire spokesman Chris Saucerman told NBC News.

Firefighters rushed to the scene near 15th Street and Mountain Avenue at about 11 a.m. PT. First responders reported that “all occupants of the home are accounted for,” firefighters said.

A father and child were inside the house when the plane came down but made it out safely, police said.

A parachute is deployed at the scene of a plane crash in Upland, Calif., on Nov. 7 2019NBC 4

A parachute could be seen draping over nearby trees. And by 12:20 p.m.,the fire at the house had been declared under control.

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Associated Press contributed.

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