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Small airplane crashes into Tokyo suburb, sets fire to houses, cars

© Reuters. n aerial view shows debris of a crashed light plane and burning house are seen after the plane went down in a residential area and burst into flames, in Chofu, outskirt of Tokyo

TOKYO (Reuters) - A small airplane crashed into a residential area of the Japanese capital, Tokyo, on Sunday, setting fire to houses and cars and injuring at least two people, the Tokyo Fire Department said.

One person was rescued unconscious from the plane after the crash and another woman was found unconscious among the wreckage on the ground, the Fire Department said.

There were no other details about possible casualties and it was not known how many people were on the board the plane.

At least three houses and two cars were ablaze, according to the Fire Department.