A small plane has apparently crashed in a residential neighborhood on Rue Jennifer Road near Groom Rd.

Sources say multiple emergency crews are at the scene.

According to Baker Police authorities, 3 homes have caught fire as a result of the crash. Officials confirm that the pilot of the plane, headed for McComb Mississippi, had died.

The plane that crashed in Baker was a King Air 200.  It had departed from Baton Rouge Metro airport.

Stay with WJBO.com for further updates.

Photo courtesy of WBRZ News 2.