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.
Firefighters work the scene of the plane crash in Upland. pic.twitter.com/7NSDcjjDQK
— Jennifer Maher 📸 (@JCMaherPhoto) November 7, 2019
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.
Upland(Update): Overland IC is reporting all occupants of the home are accounted for and crews remain in an offensive strategy. The exposure threats remain. It is being reported that a single engine plane collided with the home. #RCFD is assisting.
— SB County Fire (@SBCOUNTYFIRE) November 7, 2019
A small plane crashed into a residence in the area of Mountain and 15th. Details on injured are unknown at this time. Please avoid this area while the investigation is ongoing. Updates to follow. pic.twitter.com/vMYOZtjbRd
— Chief Darren Goodman (@UplandPD_Chief) November 7, 2019
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