Two hospitalized after plane crash in Texas


Photo courtesy of KETK

RUSK COUNTY, Texas (NewsNation Now) – Two occupants on an aircraft near Rusk County Airport were transported to a local hospital Saturday after a small plane crash.

The crash happened around 4:00 p.m. (ET). The pilot and the passenger had minor injuries.

NewsNation affiliate KETK reports the airplane lost power just after take-off from the airport and crashed into the tree line.

The Rusk County Office of Emergency Management responded to the incident. The FAA have been notified and are responding.

NewsNation affiliate KETK contributed to this report.

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