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Small Plane Crashes At Orange Airport, 2 Injured

ORANGE (CBS) -- A small plane crashed during landing at the Orange Municipal Airport Tuesday afternoon, leaving two people injured.

The two-seat aircraft appears to have skidded across a field and a runway before coming to a stop around 12:17 p.m.

The Orange Fire Department said two people were taken to an area hospital. The extent of their injuries was not yet known.

The plane crashed at Orange Airport Tuesday afternoon. (WBZ-TV)

"A Vans RV 8 aircraft went into the grass after its nose gear collapsed as it landed on Runway 1/19 at Orange Municipal Airport," the FAA said in a statement.

The plane is currently on its belly off to the side of the runway, with debris scattered nearby.

Orange Fire said fuel was spilled on the runway as a result of the crash.

The plane crashed at Orange Airport Tuesday afternoon. (WBZ-TV)

According to, the plane is registered to a man from Klamath Falls, Oregon.

The FAA said they will investigate the crash.

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