One person was killed in a plane crash Tuesday night in the Riverside County community of Banning, firefighters said.
The incident was reported just before 6:30 p.m. south of Highway 10 near Hargrave Street and Malki Road.
A CalFire/Riverside County Fire Department map showed the incident location marked near Banning Municipal Airport.
The unidentified small plane reportedly caught fire and started a quarter-acre wildfire which was brought under control.
“The accident involved a single-engine aircraft and 1 occupant perished in the incident,” Riverside County Fire Department said in a tweet.
The incident is being investigated by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department and the Federal Aviation Administration.
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