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Plane crashes at Houston airport

(Jessica Albert)
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Updated: 6/25 2:14 pm
HOUSTON, Miss. (WTVA/AP) -- Five people received minor injuries in a plane crash at the Houston Municipal Airport Wednesday morning.

Chickasaw County sheriff officials say the King Air plane was landing to pick up another passenger when the crash occurred around 7:50 a.m.

Two passengers were treated for minor injuries at a local hospital.

The pilot, Dan Campbell, says the wind shift caused the plane to veer off the runway.

Campbell says the plane did a ground roll and slid into a ditch on the south of the runway and caught fire.

The Chickasaw County Sheriff's Department says the plane was considered a total loss.

Campbell says the plane had left Memphis to pick up a passenger in Houston and its next stop was Louisiana.

The Chickasaw County Sheriff's Department, Houston Fire Department, Houston Police Department and Transcare Ambulance Service helped at the scene.

The Federal Aviation Administration will investigate.

We'll have more information as details are released.
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