Los Angeles Fire Department

One Person Killed in Plane Crash Near Porter Ranch

An aircraft crashed Saturday afternoon at Limekiln Canyon and Sesnon blvd in the Porter Ranch area, the Los Angeles Fire Department said.

The plane appears to be a privately-owned single-engine aircraft.

The crash was reported at 2:40 p.m., according to the LAFD.

It was flying through the Santa Susana Mountains about two miles from Porter Ranch.

The Los Angeles Fire Department and Los Angeles Fire Department rescue helicopter arrived on scene and found one man dead.

The plane was a Nanchang China CJ6 aircraft, according to FAA spokesman Allen Kenitzer. The Nanchang CJ6 is a Chinese basic trainer aircraft built starting in 1958 for the People's Liberation Army Force, according to Wikipedia.

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