• Plane crashes at Bartlesville airport

    By: Naomi Keitt

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    BARTLESVILLE, Okla. - Quick Facts:

    • A small plane crashed at the Bartlesville Municipal Airport
    • The pilot suffered minor injuries

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    A small plane crashed Wednesday morning at the Bartlesville Municipal Airport.

    Crews responded to the crash around 9:30 a.m. They learned an experimental aircraft crashed on the west side of the airport.

    More after video

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    Officials said the pilot lost control of the plane after takeoff and couldn't make it back to the runway in time. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said the pilot reported an engine problem.

    Multiple emergency units responded to the scene.

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    The pilot was the only person in the plane. He was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

    Bartlesville police are at the scene while the FAA investigates the crash.

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