LONGMONT, Colo. (CBS4)- Two people were hurt in a plane crash at the Longmont Airport on Saturday morning. Police say the private plane was in the process of taking off, and gained some altitude but later came back down.
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The impact broke the landing gear causing the plane to skid off the runway.READ MORE: Parker Photographer Accused Of Scamming Clients, Associates
Four people, in total, were on board, but the pilot and a woman were taken to the hospital, treated and released. Police describe the passengers as a 39-year-old man, a 44-year-old man and two women, both 37 years old.
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While the cause is under investigation, police tell the Longmont Times Call they speculate the plane may have clipped something that ripped the landing gear.