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Authorities: Passengers not injured after small airplane crashes in Bladenboro

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BLADENBORO, North Carolina — Authorities say two people suffered minor injuries when their small plane crashed while trying to take off in Bladenboro this weekend.

WECT-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1Jbz8o5 ) that the 1995 two-seater GlasAir airplane was headed for Georgia from the Bladenboro Airport on Saturday.

Bladen County Emergency Services Director Bradley Kinlaw says the plane crashed into a ditch after an unsuccessful take off at 5 p.m.

Authorities say the plane's two passengers were treated at a hospital for minor injuries and were released.

Federal authorities are investigating the crash.


Information from: WECT-TV, http://www.wect.com/

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