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2 have minor injuries after plane crashes in Ark.

OZARK, Ark. (AP) - A Federal Aviation Administration spokesman says a plane flying from Tulsa, Oklahoma to Tunica, Mississippi crashed in western Arkansas - leaving two people with what authorities describe as minor injuries.

Sgt. Brent Scott with the Franklin County sheriff's office says the pilot was taken to a hospital after the plane crashed about 3:30 p.m. Friday in a field near the Ozark airport in Franklin County. Scott says the one passenger in the four-passenger plane also had minor injuries - but was not hospitalized.

FAA spokesman Lynn Lunsford said the aircraft apparently experienced engine failure on the flight from Tulsa to Tunica and crashed about one-quarter mile south of the airport.

FAA records show the plane is registered to Tuttle & Associates in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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