A single-engine airplane crashed Thursday in a rural high desert area near Lake Los Angeles, killing the pilot.
The pilot — who was in his 60s, according to the coroner’s office — died at the scene of the crash, which was reported about 12:15 p.m. near 165th Street East and East Avenue X in Llano.
According to the Federal Aviation Administration, which is investigating the crash, the single-engine Piper PA25 was not carrying any passengers.
The plane did not catch fire when it went down in a vacant field, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
— City News Service