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RIVERSIDE, Calif. –One person died after a plane crashed at a residential area in Riverside around noon on Saturday, authorities said.

The incident happened in the 10500 block of Robinson Avenue near Norwood Avenue in the La Sierra area, according to the Riverside police and fire departments.

The Press-Enterprise reported that the pilot was the sole occupant, but officials have not confirmed how many people were on the aircraft, KTLA reported.

Homes sustained minor damages after being struck by debris, fire Capt. Brian Guzzetta told the paper’s Brian Rokos. There did not appear to be any injuries on the ground, the captain added.

What looks like the wing of a small plane could be seen from a backyard in the neighborhood, an image taken by David Chavez shows.

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