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Small plane crashes off Highway 140

Two men were injured when a small aircraft crashed Thursday morning in Eagle Point.

The two men, whose identities have yet to be revealed, are being treated for non-life threatening injuries, according to Jackson County Sheriff's Office spokesman Mike Moran. Both men are believed to be in their 20s, and one has serious injuries.

The incident was first reported at 11:48 a.m. Thursday in the 900 block of Yankee Creek Road when an small Piper Cub-like aircraft was attempting to make an emergency landing in Eagle Point. On its way down, the plane hit a 10-foot high fence and crashed into the field on private property. The plane caught on fire and was destroyed except for the tail.

This story will be updated.

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