A small airplane crashed into a house in Santa Monica on Monday afternoon, but no injuries have been reported. The crash caused the airplane's wings to bend in half and its wings to be ripped off.
The single-engine Cessna crashed into a home near 21st and Navy at 2:29 p.m., shortly after taking off from .
The pilot only suffered a compound leg fracture, and no one on the ground was injured.
The site of the crash is roughly one-third of a mile west of the SMO runway. The plane initially smacked into a cinder block wall, which helped absorb energy from the crash, according to SMO representative Robert Trimborn.
Also upon its decent, the plane clipped some tree branches.
Painters were working on the home when the crash happened, according to ABC7. They and another person attended to the situation, assisting the pilot out of the plane and dousing a small fire with a garden hose.
The cause of the crash has not yet been made known.