According to the FAA, only the pilot was on board.
CORONA, Calif. (KABC) -- One person died Saturday after a single-engine Vans RV8 crashed in Corona, authorities said.
The incident happened around 12:40 p.m. near the intersection of Auburndale and W. Rincon streets.
According to preliminary information from the Federal Aviation Administration, the plane crashed shortly after departing from the Corona Municipal Airport. Only the pilot was on board, the FAA said.
A post published on the National Transportation Safety Board's newsroom X account, formally known as Twitter, the aircraft was "an experimental homebuilt" plane.
The crash reportedly started a fire, prompting a response from the Corona Fire Department. Firefighters were able to put out the blaze shortly after.
The cause of the incident is under investigation.