Pilot walks away from plane crash in Ramona

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Ramona Airport

SAN DIEGO — The pilot of a small, two-seat plane that crashed at the Ramona Airport Saturday┬ámorning walked away from the wreckage with only minor cuts, according to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.

The crash happened just after 10 a.m., when the aircraft, carrying only the pilot, ended up near the Cal Fire helicopter landing pad, according to Sheriff Sgt. Andrew Mowins. No one on the ground was injured.

Deputies from the Ramona Sheriff’s substation responded to the scene along with firefighters from Cal Fire. The 56-year-old pilot’s name was not released by authorities. He was treated at the scene by firefighters, Mowins said.