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Small plane flips in Longmont; 2 taken to the hospital

The plane flipped while landing around 1:30 p.m. on Friday.

Two people were taken to area hospitals after their small plane flipped at a Longmont airport Friday afternoon.

The plane reportedly flipped after landing at the Vance Brand Municipal Airport around 1:30 p.m. and both men aboard had to be taken to nearby hospitals, according to a spokesperson for Longmont Fire.

The airport's manager says the plane was a single-engine two-seater. The pilot was practicing landing when it flipped.

The airline manager says the pilot was seriously injured in the wreck. The passenger's injuries weren't considered to be life-threatening. Their names are not being released at this time.

The National Transportation and Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration is looking into the wreck.

According to a spokesperson with Longmont Fire, both men were taken to separate hospitals.