Pilot injured in small plane crash into tree near Hawthorne airport

The pilot of that small plane that went down in a fiery crash near Hawthorne Municipal Airport a short time ago was in full cardiac arrest when rescuers reached her, according to reports from the scene.

The plane slammed into a tree in the 3600 of West 120th Street, which is closed to traffic, according to county fire Capt. Keith Mora.

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