Authorities say at least two people suffered minor injuries when a small plane nosedived into the living room of an apartment in Herndon.
Capt. Willie Bailey, of Fairfax County Fire and Rescue, says the plane ran out of fuel early Friday and crashed, injuring two people -- one in the apartment and one in the Cessna 177B. The plane was headed from the Philadelphia area to Manassas (Va.) Regional Airport.
The plane crashed just a few feet away from the apartment building's gas line, reports CBS Washington, D.C. affiliate WUSA-TV.
The pilot and passenger walked out of the plane after it crashed into the living room, says WUSA. They called 911 and spoke to residents who rushed out of their bedrooms.
The residents told WUSA their bedrooms were completely intact. The pictures remained on the walls, and they didn't see any damage to the house until they opened their bedroom doors and saw a plane inside their living room.
The Red Cross was helping nine adults, seven children and three pets who had to leave the building.
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