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2 people escape serious injury in Red Lodge plane crash

Posted at 12:34 PM, Aug 08, 2023
and last updated 2023-08-08 21:41:22-04

RED LODGE - Two people escaped serious injury Tuesday morning when a plane crashed near the Red Lodge airport.

Red Lodge Fire Rescue Chief Tom Kuntz said the plane - a World War II training aircraft - took off heading south, lost power and went down in brush and trees.

The two people on board suffered minor injuries, and one of the occupants drove themself to the hospital, Kuntz said.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

The scene of a plane crash Tuesday morning in Red Lodge.