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Two Taken to Hospital After Plane Crashes in Carbon County

PENN FOREST TOWNSHIP — Two people were taken to the hospital after a small plane crashed in Carbon County. State police said the plane went down behind a ...

PENN FOREST TOWNSHIP -- Two people were taken to the hospital after a small plane crashed in Carbon County.

State police said the plane went down behind a home along Pawnee Trail in the Mt. Pocahontas development near Albrightsville around 4 p.m.  Saturday.

Troopers said the pilot and a passenger were able to get themselves out of the plane and were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

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State police tell Newswatch 16 the plane was headed to Saylorsburg when the pilot said there were engine troubles.

The NTSB and FAA will investigate the crash.