Small Plane Crashes into House in Maine; 1 Injured

April 12, 2011

Authorities say a small plane has crashed into a house in Maine and burst into flames, injuring one person inside the house.

Maine Department of Public Safety spokesman Steve McCausland says the single-engine plane crashed into a house near Biddeford Municipal Airport at around 6:10 p.m. Sunday.

McCausland says one injured person has been pulled from the home. He says it’s unknown whether the pilot was injured, and firefighters are trying to determine whether anyone else is inside the house.

There’s no immediate word on what caused the crash.

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