Riverside sheriff's cruiser
File photo: Toni McAllister

A small airplane crash landed southeast of Corona near Interstate 15 Monday, but its two occupants were uninjured.

The crash was reported at about 1:30 p.m. approximately three miles southeast of Lake Mathews and about nine miles southwest of March Air Reserve Base, according to the California Highway Patrol.

According to a CHP incident report, a Riverside County Sheriff‘s deputy found the aircraft upside down and both the pilot and the passenger were outside the plane unharmed.

A tweet by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Media Information Bureau said the cause of the crash was unknown.

Details on the type of airplane involved were not immediately available.

— City News Service

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