Pilot, teen flight student escape small plane after it crashes in Zionsville

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Photo from the scene of the plane crash.

ZIONSVILLE, Ind. (April 21, 2016) – Police say a small plane has crashed one mile east of the Indianapolis Executive Airport.

The plane crashed at 606 South County Road 1200 East, near the Palomino Ballroom, around 5 p.m. The plane, piloted by Ronald McCormick, 70, was coming from the airport. McCormick was with a 17-year-old male flight student.

Both were able to get out of the plane. They were transported to St. Vincent hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The cause of the crash has not yet been determined. The FAA and NTSB will investigate the crash.

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