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Small, private plane lands short of NC runway

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Two people walked away from a small, private plane that came down short of the runway at Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

A statement from the airport said the two people aboard the single-engine plane suffered minor injuries after the plane came down at around 1:41 p.m. Friday.

The statement said operations at the airport were not affected by the crash and that all runways were open Friday afternoon. A road near the airport was closed for two hours as emergency crews applied foam to the plane.

Officials from the Federal Aviation Administration were on the scene investigating the incident.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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