Small airplace crashes at San Jose airport

A single-engine airplane crashed at Reid-Hillview Airport on Sunday afternoon and the lone occupant made it out safely, according to a San Jose public safety dispatcher.

The Lancer aircraft touched down at about 1 p.m. and only sustained minor damage, according to dispatcher Brenda Jaime.

The pilot was the only person on board and did not suffer any injuries, Jaime said.

The fire department sent one engine to the crash site to secure the scene and crews left the area at 1:27 p.m., Jaime said.

No fuel spilled from the aircraft, Jaime said.

Police also responded to the incident and left the scene at 1:48 p.m.

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