1 Hurt in mishap involving small plane

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PAULDEN -- Authorities in Yavapai County say one man has been injured when a small plane apparently crashed while landing north of Prescott.

Sheriff's spokesman Dwight D'Evelyn says the plane went down at the Big Springs Ranch airstrip outside Paulden on Monday morning.

The sole occupant of the aircraft was airlifted to a hospital. His condition wasn't immediately known.

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the homebuilt Air Camper was destroyed. The circumstances of the midmorning crash are unknown.

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