By SDCN Editor
El Cajon, CA–A small plane crash struck one home and knocked out power lines in the unincorporated area of El Cajon, authorities said Monday.
The crash occurred just after 7 p.m. near the 1200 block of Pepper Drive.
Deputies from the Santee Sheriff’s Station and Lakeside Sheriff’s Substation responded to the scene along with the Lakeside Fire Protection District, California Highway Patrol (CHP) and El Cajon Police Department.
The plane was scheduled to land at Gillespie Field in El Cajon. At this time, authorities don’t have information on where the plane was coming from or how many were on board. Firefighters were not able to find any survivors at the crash scene. There were no injuries on the ground, according to fire crews.
San Diego Gas and Electric crews are on scene working to restore power to nearly 70 customers in the area. The American Red Cross will be providing assistance Tuesday morning to residents who remain affected by the power outage.
Pepper Drive will remain closed between Topper Lane and North 2nd Street through Wednesday for the Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board to process the scene. Residents are asked to avoid the area and plan accordingly if this is part of their commute.
Residents with photos or videos of the plane crash are asked to send them to email@example.com.