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2 Hurt When Small Aircraft Goes Down In Perris

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PERRIS (CBS) — A small aircraft carrying four people on board has gone down after taking off at a skydiving facility in Perris, a fire department spokeswoman said.

The incident, which took place in the 2000 block of Goetz Road, was reported about 8:23 a.m. Saturday.

According to authorities, the plane reportedly went down as it was taking off from Perris Valley Airport.

Two of four people on board were taken to an area hospital with minor injuries, according to county fire’s Melody Hendrickson.

(©2011 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

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