A pilot and passenger suffered minor injuries in a small plane crash at San Carlos Airport today, according to the Redwood City Fire Department, which shared photos from the scene on social media.
At about 11:45 a.m., a single-engine aircraft with two people on board was departing Runway 30 when it impacted a section of fence line at the airport, airport officials said in a statement.
“There are no reported significant injuries to the pilot and passenger, and no injuries are reported for people on the ground,” officials said. “Other than damage to the aircraft and an approximately 10-foot section of fencing, there is no reported damage to airport facilities, and other aircraft and vehicles on the ground.”
The cause of the crash was being investigated, according to fire officials.
San Carlos Airport remains open and operational, airport officials said.