ADDISON (CBSDFW.COM) – Two people were transported, one by ambulance and one air-lifted, after a small plane crashed at Addison Airport Saturday afternoon.

Crews and ambulances are at the scene after two passengers were transported to the hospital after a plane crash at around 4:45 p.m.

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Edward Martell of the City of Addison said two people took off from the airport in a Piper Sports aircraft and that it was a training flight.

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Martell said as soon as the plane took off from the ground, the two reported engine problems. As the plane made its way back to the ground, it crashed nose-first just short of the runway.

The Addison Fire Department responded immediately and cut the victims out of the wreckage of the plane.

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The spokesperson said both people suffered serious injuries. Their names have not been released.