A pilot was killed when a small plane crashed in Temecula Tuesday.

The Riverside County Fire Department tweeted at 11:09 a.m. that a small aircraft was down in a field in the 32000 block of Everview Terrace.

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department also responded to the scene, and arrived to find the plane’s sole occupant dead inside the aircraft, Sgt. Brandi Swan told the Press-Enterprise.

No streets were closed, but officials requested that the public avoid the area until further notice.

The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board have been alerted of the incident and will investigate the cause of the crash.

No further information was immediately available.

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