The Cochise County Sheriff's Office says the plane's 80-year-old pilot suffered injuries to his face and was brought to a hospital for treatment.
The crash occurred Saturday near a street in the community of San Simon.
The community is located near the boundary between Arizona and New Mexico.
The pilot was bringing the two-seat plane from Phoenix to Las Cruces, N.M, when he stopped in San Simon to refuel.
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