Plane Loses Control During Take Off, Crashes in Fullerton; 2 Injured

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A single-engine plane crashed at an airport on Wednesday leaving two people injured, according to the Fullerton Police Department.

The Fullerton Fire Department received a call around 5:59 p.m. of a small plane down at Fullerton Airport at 4011 W. Commonwealth Avenue. 

The plane, a single-engine SAIS Marchetti SF 260, lost control while taking off, veered across the runway, struck three parked airplanes and crashed into a hangar, according to a City of Fullerton press release.

Two people were on board the plane, owned by Air Combat USA, and sustained minor injuries. The pilot was on a routine flight, officials said. 

The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board will be investigating the incident.