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Small Plane Crashes Into Valley Used Car Lot

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A small plane crashed around 1 p.m. today in a San Fernando Valley used car lot near Whiteman Airport.

The L.A. Fire Department tweeted that two people onboard the plane pulled themselves out of the wreck and were taken to a hospital.

An FAA spokesman said the single-engine Cessna 172 clipped a building after it missed its landing. The plane is registered to John D. Rhodes of Northridge.

A Twitter user said he saw the plane get caught in utility lines.

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Whiteman is a small public airport in the Pacoima neighborhood of L.A.

This post has been updated and we will continue to add to it if more information becomes available.

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