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Plane Crashes Near Airport In Bowie After Pilot Overshoots Runway

BOWIE, Md. (WJZ)-- No one was injured after a plane crashes near Freeway Airport on Thursday afternoon.

Authorities say the plane crashed into a small fence that borders US-50.

The crash apparently happened during landing training when the pilot overshot the runway.

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Photo/ Nathan Wattenberg

The plane was identified as a Cessna 172, according to Mark Brady, a spokesperson for EMS and fire services in Prince Georges County.


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