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Plane crashes at Prescott Airport, no injuries

(Prescott Fire Dept.)

PRESCOTT, Ariz. — A single-engine, two-passenger plane crashed upon landing at Prescott Airport Saturday afternoon, according to a report from Prescott Fire Department.

The crash happened around 3 p.m. The pilot from Chino Valley with 11,000 hours of flying time, and his passenger were both uninjured, according to Jeff Jones of Prescott Fire.

The plane had collapsed main landing gear and a right wing damage. The plane was a 1939 Luscombe Model 8a the pilot had just purchased in Taos, N.M. He made one stop in Gallup, N.M. for fuel before heading to Prescott, Jones said.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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