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Small plane crashes north of Carefree; 2 aboard uninjured

November 4, 2018

CAREFREE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the crash of a small plane near Horseshoe Lake.

According to the Federal Aviation Administration, a single-engine aircraft went down near the lake due to unknown circumstances around 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

The FAA says two people were aboard the plane when it crashed on a dirt strip in Yavapai Hills about 23 miles (37 kilometers) northeast of Carefree, but both escaped injury.

The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the incident.