Small plane crashes in Santa Monica

SANTA MONICA, CA – A light aircraft pilot made a hard landing Thursday morning, the Santa Monica Fire Department said.

It happened on the 3300 block of Donald Douglas Loop, north of the Santa Monica Airport, around 10:32 a.m. Thursday, Captain Patrick Nulty of the Santa Monica Fire Department said.

The Santa Monica Fire Department received a call from the Santa Monica Airport Tower about a single plane that had made a hard landing, Nulty said.

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Rescue workers found a small plane with slight damage to the underside of the fuselage and propeller, as well as the collapse of the nose landing gear, Nulty said.

The pilot, who was the sole occupant of the plane, had left the plane alone. No other injuries were reported.

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No fires, fuel spills, or airport damage were reported.

The pilot was examined by paramedics and did not have to be taken to the hospital, the firefighters said. The National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the crash.

Santa Monica AirportA small plane crashed in Santa Monica on Thursday, the fire services said.

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