Small plane crashes short of airport in St. Charles County; pilot and passenger unhurt


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ST. CHARLES, Missouri — The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating after a small plane crashed near the runway of Smartt Field, an airport in St. Charles County.

The crash happened Tuesday night. Authorities say the plane lost power and crashed about a half-mile short of the runway. The pilot and one passenger were inside, but were unhurt. The plane had only minor damage.

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