RIVERSIDE (AP) — A pilot has died after a small plane crashed into the back­yard of a house.

A Fed­eral Aviation Ad­min­is­tra­tion spokesman said the twin-engine Beech­craft BE50 crashed in Riv­erside shortly before noon Saturday after the pilot reported engine is­sues.

Riverside Fire Capt. Brian Guzzetta ssaid  no one on the ground was in­jured and debris from the plane caused minor damage to nearby homes.

Guzzetta said the plane caught on fire, and the flames did not spread to the house.

An FAA spokesman said the plane was flying to Apple Valley from Chino.

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