BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A small plane crash near Kern Valley Airport left the airport closed Sunday morning.
Witnesses say the plane was taking off when it caught fire just as it was off the ground.
The pilot and the passenger inside were able to make it out of the plane and were uninjured.
There has been no official word as to what caused the crash.
The airport will remain closed with no estimated time on when it will be reopened.