The small aircraft was a Cessna 172, which is a single-engine airplane. It landed on the Metrolink Antelope Valley line train tracks. First responders arrived at the scene and managed to rescue the pilot seconds before a speeding train collided with the plane about 2 p.m. in Pacoima, FOX 5 reported.
Foothill Division Officers displayed heroism and quick action by saving the life of a pilot who made an emergency landing on the railroad tracks at San Fernando Rd. and Osborne St., just before an oncoming train collided with the aircraft. pic.twitter.com/DDxtGGIIMo
— LAPD HQ (@LAPDHQ) January 10, 2022