Pilot, passenger in hospital after plane crash in Washington County

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Two people were in the hospital after a small plane crash in Washington County Monday evening.State police said the Cessna 150 crashed in a field shortly after takeoff. The crash near School Road in Somerset Township was reported at about 6:15 p.m.The pilot and the only passenger on the plane were taken by medical helicopter to the hospital for further evaluation, police said.The Federal Aviation Administration will investigate the cause of the crash.This is a developing story. Stay with Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 for updates. Download the WTAE mobile app to stay connected with breaking news.

Two people were in the hospital after a small plane crash in Washington County Monday evening.

State police said the Cessna 150 crashed in a field shortly after takeoff. The crash near School Road in Somerset Township was reported at about 6:15 p.m.

The pilot and the only passenger on the plane were taken by medical helicopter to the hospital for further evaluation, police said.

The Federal Aviation Administration will investigate the cause of the crash.

This is a developing story. Stay with Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 for updates. Download the WTAE mobile app to stay connected with breaking news.