Small plane crashes into Upland home, setting it on fire – San Bernardino Sun

November 7, 2019 in San Bernandino


A single-engine plane crashed into a home in Upland shortly after 11 a.m. Thursday, authorities reported.

San Bernardino County firefighters at the scene said everyone in the home was accounted for. They arrived at the scene to find a single-store home with fire coming through the roof.

There was no immediate word on the pilot or anyone else aboard the plane, tentatively identified as a single-engine Cirrus SR22, FAA spokesman Ian Gregor said.

A parachute mechanism was seen on the ground near the crash site; that plane model has an onboard airframe parachute.

Upland Police Chief Darren Goodman said in a tweet the incident was in the area of West 15th Street and North Mountain Avenue. He asked people to stay out of the area. The west side of 15th Street was being blocked off by authorities.

 

This is a developing story, check back for more details.

 





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