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Chino plane crash injures 1, prompts FAA investigation

Friday, August 10, 2012
A plane is seen after it crashed in Chino on Friday, August 10, 2012. One person was injured in the crash.

A plane is seen after it crashed in Chino on Friday, August 10, 2012. One person was injured in the crash. (KABC Photo)

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating a plane crash in Chino that injured one person.

It happened Friday morning when the pilot lost engine power while heading to Chino Municipal Airport. The single-engine Cessna 152 flipped over after striking a fence.

The impact tore apart one of the wings and badly damaged the other. A flight instructor and a student were onboard.

One of them was taken to the hospital with a head injury. The other refused treatment.

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