COMPTON, Calif. (KABC) -- A small plane crashed on a street near Compton/Woodley Airport on Wednesday morning, hitting a parked car but causing no major injuries.
The single-engine propeller plane went down shortly after 8 a.m. near the intersection of Central Avenue and 159th Street, according to a spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
The pilot of the plane sustained only minor injuries and declined medical treatment at the scene, the spokesperson said.
Video from AIR7 HD showed the aircraft in the middle of the street, just a few steps away from a playground and nearby homes. The plane's left wing was significantly damaged.
The crash resulted in the spill of about 29 gallons of fuel, the Sheriff's Department said.
The cause of the incident is under investigation.