One dead in small plane crash near Missouri airport

Pilot dies in plane crash near Spirit of St. Louis Airport in Chesterfield

Pilot dies in plane crash near Spirit of St. Louis Airport in Chesterfield

The plane crashed in the parking lot of a BP gas station at Long and Chesterfield Airport roads, near the Spirit of St. Louis Airport in Chesterfield, according to KMOV. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported the pilot was the only person on the plane and died in the crash.

Debris struck a woman at a gas pump, but she declined medical attention.

The crash happened less than a mile from Spirit of St. Louis Airport, which serves mostly smaller planes and commuter jets.

A photo moments after a plane crashed in Chesterfield, Missouri on Wednesday.

Corporal Juston Wheetley with the Missouri State Highway Patrol said the call came in Wednesday afternoon for the emergency.

KMOX's Brett Blume reports from the scene that at one point, the plane was completely engulfed in flames. The FAA said only one person was on the plane.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.