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Two hospitalized after small plane crashes in Ocean Isle Beach

Posted June 28

— Two people have been hospitalized after a small plane crashed in Ocean Isle Beach on Wednesday evening.

The pilot and passenger were both transported to Grand Strand Medical Center in Myrtle Beach, SC, according to a state highway patrol officer on the scene. Law enforcement will remain on the scene overnight and the Federal Aviation Administration will begin investigating the crash on Thursday.

A statement from the FAA on Wednesday night said the plane was a Beechcraft Musketeer BE23.

A resident close to the crash said the plane went down near a community called The Retreat at Ocean Isle Beach.

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