At least two people died and two people were injured Saturday in the fiery crash of a small plane into a home in Clairemont.
The crash occurred about 4:30 p.m. near the intersection of Chandler Drive and Mt. Abernathy Avenue, Sgt. Jordan Wells of the San Diego Police Department said.
The pilot of the Beechcraft had taken off from Montgomery Field, then radioed the tower that he was having engine problems.
He apparently attempted an emergency landing in a field near Lafayette Elementary School and the plane rolled into the house. The crash caused a fire that destroyed the home.
Two people on the plane were taken to the hospital with injuries.
No one was in the house at the time, but two pets died in the blaze.
— From Staff and Wire Reports
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