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Plane crashes in residential neighborhood

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A light plane being flown by a student pilot crashed into a house Monday afternoon in Santa Monica. The man was practicing landings and take offs at the Santa Monica
Airport when he crashed just a third of a mile away from the runway. Federal investigators are now looking into the accident to find out what caused the pilot to crash the single-engine Cessna.

The airplane was bent in two and the wings were torn off, but miraculously the pilot survived and only suffered a broken leg. No one on the ground was injured. Painters working on the house helped the man out of the plane and used a garden hose to put out some small flames.

If you or someone you love has been seriously injured in an airplane accident, contact the Lake Geneva aviation accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C at 800-242-2874.