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Plane crash lands in yard of Santa Monica home

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SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) - A small plane has crashed into the yard of a home near Santa Monica Airport Monday.

The plane went down Monday afternoon a block from the end of the airport runway.

A KCAL-TV news helicopter showed wreckage in the yard behind the house and leaning on a cinderblock wall.

Calls to the Federal Aviation Administration and the Santa Monica Fire Department were not immediately returned.

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