11:43 a.m. – ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A small plane has crashed while landing at the Double Eagle Airport in western Albuquerque.
The pilot and passenger aboard the Cessna 195 were uninjured in crash around 10 a.m. Sunday.
Airport spokesman Dan Jiron says the pilot lost control during landing.
The plane received significant damage.
It was upside down on the side of the runway when fire crews arrived.
Double Eagle Airport is a general aviation airport that doesn’t handle commercial passenger traffic.
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A small airplane crash landed at the Double Eagle Airport at approximately 10:00 a.m. this morning.
Upon arrival, Albuquerque Fired Department units found a small plane upside down on the side of the runway in the dirt. There were two occupants inside the plane and both were able to get themselves out before AFD units arrived. Both occupants were uninjured and were not transported to the hospital.
The pilot stated he lost control of the plan while landing.
No further injuries were reported and State Police is investigating the crash.