EL CAJON, CA (FOX 11) - Two Huntington Beach police officers are in the hospital they were in a small plane crash in El Cajon.
The plane took off around 10 a.m. headed to John Wayne Airport in Orange County, but the pilot reported engine trouble and attempted to turn back.
He didn't make it.
The plane struck a light pole and ended up against a fence between two buildings and caught fire.
Two Huntington Beach police officers and a third man were onboard - they all survived.
The three men are all expected to survive their injuries.