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Plane Hits Los Angeles Neighborhood; One Dead

ABC News(LOS ANGELES) -- A small plane crashed into the Los Angeles neighborhood of Westwood Friday evening, leaving smoldering airplane wreckage in a corner yard and at least one dead.

The Los Angeles Fire Department reported one person dead at the scene of the crash, the corner of Glendon and Mississippi avenues, ABC News station KABC reported.

No structures were involved in the crash, KABC reported, adding that the plane was approaching Santa Monica Airport.

An aerial view from a local news chopper showed the scene of the crash -- a corner yard with a smoldering tree trunk surrounded by pieces of a white airplane. Smoke rose from the tree, the wreckage and the yard. Fire crews were at the scene.

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