Corona, CA: A single engine plane crashed near Corona Municipal Airport.

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Corona, CA: A single engine plane crashed near Corona Municipal Airport.

A single engine plane crashed near Corona Municipal Airport in Corona, California on Tuesday, January 17th, 2017.

According to the Corona Fire Department, at approximately 11:00am PT, a 2 passenger single engine plane taking off from Corona Municipal Airport attempted an emergency landing in a nearby grass field.

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Photojournalist Alex Vasquez of NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4 arrived to the scene and took these pictures of the crashed plane in a field.

The Corona Fire Department said that 2 patients with moderate to severe injuries were extricated by Corona Fire Department Personnel and were transported to a local trauma center.

The Federal Aviation Administration along with the National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the cause of the plane crash.

** Pictures from Photojournalist Alex Vasquez of NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4. **

 

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