SOMERSET TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Multiple medical helicopters were called Monday after a small plane crashed in rural Washington County.
According to Washington County 911, the crash was called in around 6:30 p.m. in Somerset Township. It happened in a field in the area of School Road and Short Cut Road.
Officials said there were two people injured in the crash -- the pilot and a passenger. They were taken to a Pittsburgh hospital in critical but stable condition.
The plane was a Cessna 150.
It’s not clear what went wrong to cause the crash, which happened shortly after takeoff, officials said. The Federal Aviation Administration will conduct an investigation.
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