Small Plane Crashes In Sisters

SISTERS, Ore. (AP) – Authorities say two Bend residents were injured in a single-engine plane crash in central Oregon.

KTVZ reports just before 5:45 p.m. Wednesday the plane struck a treetop and crashed in a field while trying to land at Sisters Eagle Airport.

Sgt. Jayson Janes says deputies arrived in about two minutes and learned the two people had left the plane.

Janes says a 23-year-old woman who was the pilot was taken to a hospital and is expected to survive.

Janes says a 24-year-old passenger suffered minor injuries.

The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the crash.

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