On January 9, in California, the plane made an emergency landing at a railroad crossing. At the last moment, the police managed to pull the wounded pilot out of the cockpit before a train hit the plane, reported on Twitter LAPD.
“The police showed heroism and determination and saved the life of a pilot who made an emergency landing on the railroad tracks at the intersection of San Fernando Road and Osborne Street,” the report said.
The police also released a video of one of the policemen’s chest cam.
There were no passengers on the plane, according to Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey. The medics took the injured pilot to the hospital. It is in stable condition. The pilot was found to have shallow wounds and bruises, transfers CBS News.
The movement of trains, after the wreckage of the plane was removed from the tracks, was restored. There was also a fuel spill at the scene of the accident, but it did not ignite.