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A Cirrus SR22 light aircraft lies in a field near 28th Street and 2nd Ave. North in Birmingham, Ala. after crash landing Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012. The pilot was uninjured and a passenger had minor injuries and was taken to UAB hospital. Authorities said they were flying from Kansas City, Mo., to Birmingham.

Mark Almond, Associated Press - Ap

Small plane crashes in Alabama; 1 woman hurt

  • Associated Press
  • October 6, 2012 - 3:32 PM

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - A single-engine plane has crashed into a road intersection in Alabama, injuring one woman.

Police Sgt. Johnnie Williams told WBMA-TV (http://bit.ly/Tek0gJ) that the plane carrying a male pilot and a female passenger crashed during an attempted landing at Birmingham International Airport.

The pilot was not hurt, but the woman was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

Authorities said the couple was flying from Kansas City to Birmingham.

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Information from: WBMA-TV, http://www.abc3340.com

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