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Small plane with 2 passengers crashes northwest of Wickenburg, FAA reports

One of the passengers was injured and flown to a Phoenix hospital.

WICKENBURG, Ariz. - A small plane carrying two people has crashed near Wickenburg, the Federal Aviation Association reported Tuesday.

Yavapai County Sheriff's Office said one of the passengers was flown to a Phoenix-area hospital. The other passenger did not need medical treatment.

According to the FAA a small-engine Cirrus SR22 crashed just before noon Tuesday, 24 miles northwest of Wickenburg. YCSO said the crash site is in a remote area west of Highway 71, north of the Aguila community.

The cause of the crash and the conditions of the injured passenger are unknown at this time.

This is a developing story and will be updated when information becomes available.

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