Small plane crashes near Corona Airport; 2 escape

A small plane crashed in Corona on Friday evening, touching off a small fire.

According to Corona police, the plane crashed at 6:18 p.m. in a field at Lincoln Avenue and Harrington Street, east of a runway for Corona Municipal Airport. Two people on board managed to escape with unknown injuries.

KFI AM640’s longtime traffic reporter, Mike Nolan, was involved in a plane accident just east of the Corona Municipal Airport. Current reports state that both Mike and his passenger escaped with non life-threatening injuries. It appears engine malfunction was the primary cause.

It was not immediately known what caused the crash.