The accident happened just before 1 p.m. on Hawthorne Municipal Airport runway, located at 12101 Crenshaw Blvd. Los Angeles County Fire Department crews answered.
Aerial footage showed that the ultrasight horror, reported as a hanging glider, was sitting in a grassland area along the runway. The pilot was dealt with at the scene for minor injuries but was not brought to hospital, the fire department said.
The precise circumstances of the accident were not confirmed.