HERNDON -- Three people were hurt when a small Cessna plane crashed into the top story of an apartment building in Herndon early Friday morning.
The plane, which was traveling from the Philadelphia area to Manassas, ran out of fuel, and its pilot was attempting to glide to the Manassas airport when it crashed into the living room of a third floor apartment. A man, woman and two small children in the unit were asleep in their bedrooms and managed to escape.
Fire officials say one of the people injured was in the plane, and the other two were residents who suffered minor injuries.
The entire apartment building has been evacuated as a precaution, displacing about 20 people. The building did not appear to suffer major structural damage, and some cranes are being brought in to remove the plane, which still has its tail protruding from the building.
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