2 injured in Collierville small plane crash

2 injured in Collierville small plane crash

July 17th, 2013 by Associated Press in Local - Breaking News

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. - Officials say two people were injured when a small plane crash-landed in a lake in Memphis suburb of Collierville.

Mark Heuberger, spokesman for the town of Collierville, says the single engine plane crashed Wednesday afternoon. He says the plane briefly caught fire.

Heuberger says two people walked out of the wreckage of the plane, which was partially submerged near the shore of the lake. They were treated on the scene by paramedics.

The cause of the crash is under investigation. Identities of the two people are not immediately available.