2 killed in single-engine plane crash near Van Nuys Airport

Two people were killed when a single-engine plane crashed near Van Nuys Airport Friday afternoon.
VAN NUYS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Two people were killed when a single-engine plane crashed near Van Nuys Airport Friday afternoon.

The Navion B plane crashed into a parking lot between some commercial buildings on the 6900 block of Hayvenhurst Avenue just to the west of the airport.

It crashed around 3 p.m. shortly after departing from Van Nuys Airport, heading to Santa Ynez Airport, according to the FAA.

The Los Angeles Fire Department was on scene to put out the fire from the wreckage.

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Two people were killed when a single-engine plane crashed a short distance from Van Nuys Airport Friday afternoon.



There were no reports of anyone on the ground being injured.

The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the cause of the crash.
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