Two men were injured Wednesday morning when a small plane crashed after losing power at a Chester County airport.
The plane crashed at the New Garden Airport just before 9 a.m., according to Chester County dispatchers.
The two-seat plane, a 1940s Aeronca Champ, crashed into a hangar just after taking off, New Garden Township police said.
The pilot and a passenger, ages 68 and 70, were taken to Christiana Hospital for treatment. Both men were stable and their injuries weren't considered life-threatening, police said.
Police said the aircraft lost power shortly after it left the runway. The pilot tried to return to the ground, but crashed into the hangar when attemping to turn.
No one was inside the hangar at the time and no on the ground was hurt.
Damage to the structure of the hangar was being evaluated, police said. Little damage occurred to property inside it.
The airport, which is also known as New Garden Flying Field, is located at 1235 Newark Road in Toughkenamon, a section of New Garden Township.
Police, the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are continuing to investigate the incident.