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Plane Lands Hard At Henderson Airport, Site Of A Fatal Crash

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Less than 14 hours after a plane crash left two people dead and three others injured, there's been another incident at Nevada's Henderson Executive Airport.


Authorities say a small plane made a hard landing just before 10 a.m. Sunday.

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Henderson Fire Department crews say the plane sustained minor damage and no injuries have been reported.


On Saturday night, a single-engine Beechcraft Sierra took off from the runway at Henderson, had a mechanical issue and turned around in an attempt to land when it crashed south of the airport and caught fire.


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The propeller plane was bound for El Cajon, California.


Authorities say one person died at the scene and another died at a hospital.


The names and ages of the two people who died haven't been released yet.