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Officials: Small plane crashes near Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport

Posted: 8:21 AM, Aug 14, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-14 20:20:47-04
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MESA — A small plane has crashed near Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, according to Forrest Smith, the Mesa Fire Department's Public Information Officer.

Two people were reportedly inside the plane when it went down, but according to Smith, they were able to get out of the plane uninjured and were "walking around" the crash scene.

The plane went down three miles east of Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, according to a spokesperson for the FAA.

At this time, it is unclear how or why the plane crashed.

This is a developing story. Stay with ABC15 for updates.