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Plane crash lands, bursts into flames in North Las Vegas

Updated Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 | 5:28 p.m.

A small plane caught fire Wednesday afternoon after a crash landing at North Las Vegas Airport, North Las Vegas Fire Captain Cedric Williams said.

Clark County Department of Aviation spokesman Chris Jones said the pilot and one other person were rescued from the plane. Neither person was injured, officials said. Firefighters received reports of the fire at 4:20 p.m. As of 5:15 p.m., the flames were reported to be extinguished.

Jones said the aircraft was a small plane manufactured by Aerostar. No other details were immediately available.

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