Pilot Saved by Locomotive Following Crashing of Plane on Los Angeles Train Tracks


A pilot was saved by police officers who acted quickly after his plane crashed on tracks. 

Officers with the Los Angeles Police Department responded to a call of a plane crash to find an injured pilot whose small plane had crashed on train tracks in Pacoima Sunday. The plane lost its power and crashed.

The train was quickly approaching and officers knew they needed to be quick to rescue the pilot. 

They were able drag the pilot to safety and pulled him out of the aircraft. 

Body camera footage showed as the officers pulled the pilot away from the Metrolink Antelope Valley line train tracks, moments before a train slammed into the aircraft. 

The pilot was taken by ambulance to the hospital, where he was treated.

There was no one else in the plane. 

The tracks remained unattended and the investigation continued.

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