Pilot survives plane crash in Bakersfield

A twin-engine Beechcraft Baron airplane crashed at Meadows Field Airport in Bakersfield. The aircraft sustained major damage. Two KCFD Aircraft Rescue Firefighting units arrived at the scene and encountered a single occupant walking near the aircraft.

Firefighters provided medical care for the injured pilot while simultaneously extinguishing a fire in the right engine.

The pilot suffered moderate injuries and was transported by ground ambulance to a local hospital.

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