4 recovering after plane crashes in Nogales

Posted at 4:32 AM, Dec 28, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-28 08:13:54-05

Four people are recovering after they were injured when a small plane crashed at a southern Arizona airport.

Santa Cruz County Sheriff Tony Estrada said Sunday that a pilot, an aviation student and two other passengers had injuries that were not considered life-threatening in the crash at Nogales International Airport.

Authorities say the crash occurred Saturday afternoon as the plane was taking off.

Emergency responders transported all four to the hospital.

No one on the ground was injured.

The cause is still under investigation.