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Small plane crashes at Ramona Airport with two people on board

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Posted at 1:19 PM, Jun 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-10 17:25:52-04

RAMONA, Calif. (KGTV) - A small plane crashed Monday on its approach to the Ramona Airport.

The Cessna 210 was inbound to the airport at 2450 Montecito Road at 12:48 p.m. when it declared an emergency, Federal Aviation Administration officials said.

The plane, which had departed from Gillespie Field, reportedly had engine failure. It crashed in the grasslands near the runway.

Cal Fire crews at the scene reported the two people on board the plane were not injured. The plane did not catch fire, Cal Fire said.

The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board will investigate, according to FAA officials.

Ramona Airport operations continued as normal at 1:30 p.m.