Plane crash near Chattanooga kills 2 people

Investigators work the scene of a plane crash next to the runway of the Collegedale Municipal Airport on Saturday, June 11, 2016, in Collegedale, Tenn. Amy Maxwell, a spokesman for Hamilton County Emergency Services, said a single-engine plane crashed at the Collegedale airport, about 20 miles east of Chattanooga. (Doug Strickland/Chattanooga Times Free Press via AP) THE DAILY CITIZEN OUT; NOOGA.COM OUT; CLEVELAND DAILY BANNER OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

COLLEGEDALE, Tenn. (AP) — Officials say a small plane has crashed in Tennessee, killing two passengers and injuring two others.

Amy Maxwell, a spokesman for Hamilton County Emergency Services, said a single-engine plane crashed around 12:50 p.m. at the Collegedale airport. Collegedale is a city about 20 miles east of Chattanooga.

She said all four victims were on the plane, and the two survivors were airlifted to Erlanger Medical Center.

Tonya Sadler, a spokeswoman for the Collegedale Police, said at least one of the victims was in critical condition and headed into surgery. Sadler said the plane was coming into the Collegedale airport when it crashed. She said she did not if anyone else outside the plane was injured or if there was property damaged in the crash.

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