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Small plane crashes in Surprise neighborhood

Posted at 9:33 AM, May 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-08 20:40:13-04
SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) Authorities say two people were injured when a small airplane crash-landed in a Surprise neighborhood.
 
Surprise police say the single-engine aircraft crashed around 5 p.m. Saturday inside a gated community.
 
According to investigators, the plane managed to land in a greenbelt area away from any homes or structures.
 
Firefighters responded and transported the pilot and sole passenger to a hospital for treatment.
 
Their current conditions were not immediately known Sunday.
 
No one on the ground was injured.
 
The National Transportation Safety Board and Federal Aviation Administration are investigating.