Small Plane Crashes Near Mentone

The pilot of a small plane was injured when his aircraft crashed near the Santa Ana riverbed in the Mentone area Tuesday afternoon, according to officials from the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department.

Several agencies responded to the crash near the intersection of Mentone Boulevard and Garnet Avenue shortly after 12 p.m.

The small blue and yellow biplane was not carrying any passengers at the time of the crash.

The extent of the pilot’s injuries are unknown but he “appears to be okay,” officials said.

He is being transported to a nearby hospital.

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