Small plane crashes on 405 Freeway in Long Beach

Crews are seen after a small plane made a crash landing on the shoulder of the 405 Freeway in Long Beach on Saturday, July 6, 2013.
July 6, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
A small plane crashed Saturday afternoon on the shoulder of the 405 Freeway in Long Beach.

It happened on the north side of the freeway between Cherry Street and Orange Avenue. The pilot walked away from the accident with only minor injuries.

The CHP issued a SigAlert, closing the on and off-ramps to the northbound freeway at Cherry Avenue. The ramps eventually reopened.

The FAA is investigating the cause of the crash.


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