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Small plane crashes while trying to take off from Hillsboro Airport; no one hurt

Officials said the plane damaged a fence near the end of the airport runway and came to a stop along Northeast Evergreen Road.
Credit: Hillsboro Fire & Rescue

HILLSBORO, Ore. — A small plane crashed while trying to take off from the Hillsboro Airport on Tuesday afternoon. No one was injured, according to Hillsboro police. 

Officials said the plane was about to take off when it lost power and crashed through a fence near the end of the airport runway. It came to a stop along the side of Northeast Evergreen Road near Northeast 25th Avenue around 4:50 p.m.

The two people on board walked away from the crash and did not require medical attention.

Both eastbound lanes of Northeast Evergreen Road were temporarily closed as crews removed the plane. 

Hillsboro Fire & Rescue said police were working to secure the damaged fence for the airport. 

This is a developing story and may be updated as more information becomes available.

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