3 injured in northern Arkansas when plane crashes


CLINTON, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say two adults and a child were injured in a plane crash in Clinton in north-central Arkansas.

Clinton Police Det. Jay Murdoch told the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette that the male pilot, an adult female passenger and a girl were flown to a hospital following the crash that occurred about 11:20 a.m. Saturday.

The names and ages of the three have not been released. Details of the injuries also were not released, but Murdoch said none appeared to be in critical condition.

The crash occurred near the Clinton Municipal Airport, about 60 miles (97 kilometers) north of Little Rock.

Police say the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Board will investigate.

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