Plane crashes east of Jamul Casino, pilot moderately Injured

JAMUL (KUSI) – A pilot suffered moderate injuries Thursday when he crashed a single-engine plane in an area east of state Route 94 in Jamul, authorities said.

It was reported shortly after 10 a.m. east of the Jamul Casino, located along state Route 94, according to a California Highway Patrol incident log.

The aircraft ended up on a hillside and was not blocking the roadway, according to the incident log.

Firefighters responded to the scene and contacted the pilot, who was then taken to a hospital for treatment of moderate injuries, Cal Fire Capt. Issac Sanchez said.

The pilot was the only person aboard the single-engine private plane, Sanchez said.

The circumstances leading up to the crash were under investigation.

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