2 injured after plane crashes on I-405 in California

Small plane crashes on I-405 at John Wayne Airport

The plane crashed into the highway's center divider and shut down traffic going in both directions.

Right after taking off from John Wayne, the pilot placed a mayday call, saying he'd lost an engine.

Two people in their early 60s were pulled from the wreckage by an off-duty firefighter and hospitalized with traumatic injuries.

- Rafi Mamalian (@rafimama) June 30, 2017Just saw a plane just crash land on the 405 freeway right in front of me!

Tina Foster had just left nearby John Wayne Airport when she heard a loud boom, which she initially thought was a vehicle crash.

A small plane made an emergency crash landing onto Interstate 405 in California, Sputnik reported.

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A pilot and a passenger both suffered injuries Friday morning after the small plane they were in crash-landed on the 405 Freeway near the John Wayne Airport.

Flame and smoke erupt from a twin-engine prop jet after it crashed on Interstate 405, just short of the runway at John Wayne Orange County Airport.

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The pickup truck's driver, Blackstone Hamilton, told KCBS-TV he initially though a large truck had slammed into the back of his auto and then saw flames quickly surrounding his vehicle.

Drivers stopped to help the people out of the plane.

No other vehicles on the freeway were struck, Kurtz said.

The freeway was closed after the crash. The airfield was temporarily closed to arrivals.

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