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Small plane crash lands on street in Pennsylvania, 2 injured

September 21, 2020 GMT

MOOSIC, Pa. (AP) — A small plane traveling from Vermont crash landed on a residential street in Pennsylvania, injuring the pilot and a passenger.

The single-engine aircraft was trying to land at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport on Sunday night when the pilot apparently had engine trouble and brought the plane down on Stone Street, officials said. The plane took down power lines and left more than 500 customers without electricity.

Witnesses described hearing a loud noise and then the lights went out.

The plane came to a rest with damage to its nose, wings and landing gear.

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The pilot and the passenger sustained injuries that were not considered life-threatening, police said. Their names were not released.

Nobody was injured on the ground.

The National Transportation Safety Board and the FAA were investigating.