Small plane crash injures 2 near Williamsburg

By Erika Briguglio - Producer
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WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) - Two people have been injured after a small plane crash near Williamsburg.

The James City County Fire Department said units were sent Saturday morning to the crash site about 100 yards south of the Williamsburg-Jamestown Airport.

The single-engine plane was upside down, leaking fuel. While the passenger was able to get out of the plane and call 911, the pilot was trapped. Fire personnel extricated the pilot from the wreckage and initiated medical treatment.

The pilot was flown by helicopter to Riverside Regional Hospital, where the passenger was taken by ambulance.

The Virginia State Police and the Federal Aviation Administration are conducting the crash investigation.

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