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Small plane crashes into Westwood neighborhood, sparking fire

Small plane crashes in Westwood

A small aircraft crashed into a residential neighborhood in Westwood on Friday evening, causing a fire. There were no reports of casualties.

According to the Los Angeles Fire Department, the plane went down after 6 p.m. near 2111 S. Glendon Ave.

Television images show a plume of smoke coming from the crash site, which is not far from Santa Monica Airport.

The crash occurred near Westwood and Olympic boulevards. The site is south of Westwood Village and north of the Westside Pavilion.

Small plane crashes in Westwood

A small aircraft crashed into a residential neighborhood in Westwood on Friday evening, causing a fire. There were no reports of casualties.

Storified by LA Times - LA NOW � Fri, Aug 10 2012 18:54:38

Plane crash in Westwood. http://pic.twitter.com/PChbC8q3Seamus Dever
Wow, small plane crash in Westwood. Looks like pilot landed w/o hitting houses, power lines, but did hit a tree.theresa
Small plane Crash on S. Glendon Ave. And Mississippi near Olympic in Westwood. #LA http://pic.twitter.com/zSnSmqNvAmir Zendehnam
Yikes plane crash in Westwood-right down the road!!!!! :(SoCalMAB

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 Photo: Plane crash site. Credit: KTLA-TV

 
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