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Small Plane Crashes Into Ak-Chin Regional Airport Building

(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

An investigation is underway after a light plane has crashed into a building at a small airport south of metro Phoenix in the community of Maricopa. reported two people were in the plane when it crashed Tuesday Ak-Chin Regional Airport.

Authorities say they were taken to a hospital for treatment of injuries not believed to be life-threatening, while the one person in the flight operations building at the time wasn't injured.

The airport is owned and operated by the Ak-Chin Indian Community.

It serves the Pinal County communities of Casa Grande and Maricopa and is 44 miles southeast of Phoenix.

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