The crash occurred at about 2 p.m. in Pacoima. The Cessna 172, a single-engine airplane, landed on the Metrolink Antelope Valley line train tracks.
Rescue crews arrived at the scene and managed to extricate the plane’s pilot seconds before a speeding train collided with the plane.
LAPD headquarters praised the officers who managed to pull the pilot to safety
The patriarch and founder of Clarence Thomas Limited has passed.