One individual was killed in a aircraft crash Tuesday night within the Riverside County neighborhood of Banning, fireplace officers stated.
The incident was reported simply earlier than 6:30 p.m. south of the ten Freeway close to Hargrave Road and Malki Highway.
A CalFire/Riverside County Fireplace Division map confirmed the incident location marked close to the Banning Municipal Airport.
The small, unidentified aircraft reportedly caught fireplace and began a quarter-acre vegetation fireplace that was contained.
“The crash concerned a single engine plane and 1 occupant perished within the incident,” Riverside County fireplace officers stated in tweet.
The incident is underneath investigation by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Division and Federal Aviation Administration.