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Two hospitalized after small airplane crash at Portland Jetport

City of Portland
Just before 4:00 PM on Friday, July 8, a small Cessna airplane crashed at the Portland Jetport on runway 18 shortly after taking off. There were two passengers on board. The Portland Fire Department responded and put out the fire and immediately began assisting the passengers with medical treatment.

Two people have been hospitalized after a small Cessna crashed at the Portland Jetport Friday afternoon shortly after taking off.

According to a press release from the city, the Portland Fire Department responded to the scene to put out a fire and immediately began giving medical treatment to the two people on board.

The crash occurred just before 4:00 p.m. Five inbound flights were diverted but commercial operations resumed just before 5:00 p.m.