A screengrab from police bodycam footage shows a commuter train running into a plane that crash-landed in Los Angeles on Sunday. Photo: Los Angeles Police Department via AP
A screengrab from police bodycam footage shows a commuter train running into a plane that crash-landed in Los Angeles on Sunday. Photo: Los Angeles Police Department via AP

US pilot pulled from crashed plane moments before train smashes into it

  • The man escaped death twice in a span of minutes after his Cessna 172 landed on railway tracks in Los Angeles after an engine failure
  • Officers managed to disentangle the bloodied pilot just seconds before a commuter train, horn blaring, barrelled through the wreckage

Topic |   Plane crashes and aviation accidents
A screengrab from police bodycam footage shows a commuter train running into a plane that crash-landed in Los Angeles on Sunday. Photo: Los Angeles Police Department via AP
A screengrab from police bodycam footage shows a commuter train running into a plane that crash-landed in Los Angeles on Sunday. Photo: Los Angeles Police Department via AP
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