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Plane crash in Carroll County sends two people to the hospital

Car collision involving three vehicles on Route 97
Posted at 7:01 PM, Jun 06, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-06 19:01:36-04

WESTMINSTER, Md.  — Carroll County Emergency Operations received a call for an airplane crash Monday evening at the Clearview Airpark, on 526 Oak Tree Rd.

Troopers said the operator of a single engine 1973 Cessna plane lost power on decent to the airport.

The pilot overshot the runway, landing in a grassy field east of the runway. The plane then struck a tree at the edge of a field and came to a rest.

The pilot and passenger were taken to Carroll Hospital Center for treatment.

NTSB and FAA have been contacted.