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A pilot was hospitalized Sunday following the crash of a small plane on railroad tracks just outside a suburban Los Angeles airfield, authorities said. Officers were able to get the pilot out of the plane just moments before an oncoming train collided with the aircraft, the Los Angeles Police Department said in a tweet.The Cessna 172 crashed around 2:10 p.m. shortly after takeoff from Whiteman Airport in the San Fernando Valley community of Pacoima, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.The pilot, the only person on board, was transported in unknown condition, the Los Angeles Fire Department said. No other injuries were reported.Photos from the scene showed the single-engine plane came to a stop with its left wing and nose touching the pavement along the railroad tracks.Officials said Metrolink train service was halted and road traffic was detoured in the area about 20 miles (32 kilometers) northwest of downtown Los Angeles.The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate.

A pilot was hospitalized Sunday following the crash of a small plane on railroad tracks just outside a suburban Los Angeles airfield, authorities said.

Officers were able to get the pilot out of the plane just moments before an oncoming train collided with the aircraft, the Los Angeles Police Department said in a tweet.

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The Cessna 172 crashed around 2:10 p.m. shortly after takeoff from Whiteman Airport in the San Fernando Valley community of Pacoima, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

The pilot, the only person on board, was transported in unknown condition, the Los Angeles Fire Department said. No other injuries were reported.

Photos from the scene showed the single-engine plane came to a stop with its left wing and nose touching the pavement along the railroad tracks.

Officials said Metrolink train service was halted and road traffic was detoured in the area about 20 miles (32 kilometers) northwest of downtown Los Angeles.

The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate.

Video shows officers rescue pilot moments before oncoming train collides with plane

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