By Staff

MINERAL WELLS, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Two men survived a small plane crash this afternoon just north of Bridgeport Airport in Wise County.

Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers found them, ages 78 and 76, around 4 p.m. They were flown to area hospitals with undisclosed injuries.

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Preliminary investigation indicates the Beechcraft aircraft was approaching the airport to land when the aircraft clipped some trees and went down short of the runway.

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The Federal Aviation Administration is conducting the investigation.

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