Two injured when small plane flips near airport runway

Two injured when small plane flips near airport runway
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KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. -- Two people received minor injuries Sunday morning when a small airplane overturned after landing at the Chiloquin State Airport in northern Klamath County.

According to Oregon state Police, just before 10:15 a.m., a small Cessna airplane operated by Carl R. Faith, 77, of Montague, California, was attempting to land at Chiloquin State Airport when the he lost control on landing.

The plane veered to the left side of the runway, struck a culvert and flipped onto its top.

Faith and his wife Debra, 57, received minor injuries.

Both were transported by ambulance to Sky Lakes Medical Center in Klamath Falls.

Oregon State Police was assisted at the scene by Klamath County Sheriff's Office, Chiloquin Fire Department, and Chiloquin Ambulance.

The airport was closed about four hours.

Oregon State Police have notified the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board.