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1 Hospitalized After Single-Engine Plane Crashes Near Fort Worth's Meacham Airport

A single-engine plane crashed Tuesday afternoon in Fort Worth.
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A small plane went down Tuesday afternoon near Meacham Airport in Fort Worth, authorities say, with one person hospitalized with minor injuries.

The single-engine aircraft crashed shortly after 2 p.m. near the intersection of Columbus Avenue and Northwest 36th Street, located near the southwestern edge of the airport, according to the Fort Worth Fire Department.

The pilot was taken to a hospital for assessment but was not seriously injured, firefighters said.

There were no passengers on board.

Fort Worth fire said the plane experienced mechanical issues before crashing.

There were no safety concerns to the public, Fort Worth fire said.

Editor's note: A previous version of this story included an early report from MedStar that said two people were on board the plane. The story has since been updated with new details from the Fort Worth Fire Department.

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