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Two people injured in Lyman plane crash

7:33 PM, Oct 6, 2012   |    comments
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LYMAN, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Two people were injured when an ultralight plane crashed in the woods off of Beech Street in Lyman Saturday morning.

The Goodwins Mills Fire Department says two people were in the plane when it crashed just before 9 a.m. Saturday.  The pilot and passenger were taken to Southern Maine Medical Center to be treated for minor injuries.  Their identities have not been released. 

A Federal Aviation Administration spokesperson says the plane had taken off from Eliot and was headed to Wiscasset.  The plane developed an engine problem and the pilot attempted to divert it to Sanford.

The FAA is continuing to investigate the cause of the crash.  All nearby roads remain open to traffic as the investigation continues. 

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