(CNN) – A commuter train speeding towards them, police rush to the wreckage of the plane on the rails – its bloodied pilot is still inside.

“Go Go go!” an officer yells as they drag the seemingly disoriented pilot to safety.

Four seconds later, the Metrolink train’s horn sounds as it rips through the empty plane, body camera video of the Friday afternoon rescue at a neighborhood show in Los Angeles.

The pilot was the only person on board the private single-engine Cessna 172 when it crashed, said Rick Breitenfeldt, spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration.

“We have no reports of injuries to anyone on the ground,” he told CNN.

The pilot was taken to a regional trauma center, according to a press release from the Los Angeles Fire Department, whose Foothill Division responded to the Pacoima neighborhood. The extent of the pilot’s injuries was not disclosed.

CNN has contacted Metrolink for updates on the condition of the train crew and passengers.

The pilot had taken off from nearby Whiteman Airport before crashing, Breitenfeldt said. The plane “lost power (and) crashed into tracks” near Whiteman Airport, the Los Angeles Police Department’s Valley Operations Office tweeted.

The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate, Breitenfeldt said. “The NTSB will be in charge of the investigation and provide all updates,” he said.


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