PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- A small plane crashed in the middle of a street near Deer Valley Airport in north Phoenix Wednesday morning.

[RAW VIDEO: Plane makes emergency landing on Phoenix street]

The plane went down in the middle of the street near 23rd Avenue and Deer Valley Road at about 8 a.m.  

[WATCH: "I heard the plane spitting, sputtering."]

According to Capt. Nicole Minnick with the Phoenix Fire Department, two people were on board the plane and no injuries were reported. Minnick said one of the people was taken to the hospital to be evaluated. 

[PHOTOS: Small plane crashes on Phoenix street near Deer Valley Airport]

Arizona's Family News Chopper was over the crash, where one of the wings was seen to be broken off the plane. Several parked cars were damaged, and one was flipped over after the plane appeared to have clipped them.

Although no injuries were reported, area business owners are feeling the effects of the crash. "The power lines are down so we can’t get into our business," said Jennifer Wood, who co-own Value Price Auto. "I’m just glad everyone is OK, but, you know, it’s a loss of revenue for us. But there’s nothing you can do about it."

[WATCH: Small plane crash on Phoenix street near Deer Valley Airport]

Steve Allen, owner of Al-Man Auto Body, a business nearby, witnessed the plane go down. He was in the back of his auto body shop when he heard something that didn't sound right.

"I heard the plane spitting, sputtering," said Allen. "And I looked up and thought he [pilot] was going to hit our building at first. He was so low. It had me scared."

At that point, Allen said he and other people ran outside to the alley and saw wires sparking from the plane. He then went to check on the pilot.

"I talked to the pilot. He said he was okay, just shaken up," he said. "And I got him to come over by the car and sit by the car for a little bit. And he started calling people he knew to tell them he was okay and everything."

Allen said there was no fire, but the smell of fuel was there. "We got over there and you could smell the fuel right away. If you go over where it's roped off right now, you can still smell it," he said.

The potential for an incident like this is something that has been on Wood's mind. "It’s something I think about every day cause I can hear the planes constantly going in and out of the airport," she said.

No information has been released on what caused the crash.

No information has been released on what caused the crash. 

Stay with azfamily.com for updates on this developing story.

 


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