Small plane crash leaves 2 with minor injuries

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Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013

BLYTHE, Ga. (WRDW) -- A small plane crash leaves two people recovering with minor injuries on Saturday afternoon.

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office and Hephzibah Police Department arrived to the scene of the crash at 2:38 p.m. off of Boulineau Road.

A single engine Christian Eagle II airplane had complications while landing in an airfield off of Boulineau Road, according to the Sheriff's Office. The pilot conducted a forced landing.

There were two people in the plane. Both are at GRU with non-life threatening injuries. The aircraft sustained damage.

According to a statement from the FAA, " experimental aircraft departed from a private air strip near Blythe, Ga. and crashed into a nearby barn. The FAA will investigate. All information is preliminary."

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