January 19, 2022


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LA police pull survivor from crashed plane seconds before train hits

Los Angeles police yanked a survivor from a crashed just plane seconds before a train smashed into it.

LAPD body cam footage from Sunday captured the nail-biting rescue, as officers rush to drag the bleeding pilot out of the plane before an incoming train crashed into the plane wreckage.

The pilot of the crashed single-engine Cessna 172 was taken to a regional trauma centre with several injuries.

According to the Fire Department, the crash occurred near the railway leading to the Whiteman Airport around 14:09 local time (22:09 GMT).

Los Angeles Police Department