Two men hospitalized after small plane crash in Cheney area

(STORY IMAGE:KHQ.COM)

SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. -Crews responded to a small plane crash Saturday morning near the Fowlers Airport in the Cheney area.

The single engine aircraft reportedly crashed into trees, and two males were extricated from the plane. The crash occurred in the south Spokane/east Cheney area near the Fowlers Airport off of S Short Rd.

KHQ has been told that the plane was attempting to land at the Fowlers Airport, but missed and attempted a go-around before crashing about 500 yards away from the airport. The flight had originated out of Felts Field in Spokane.

Both men were conscious after the crash and were taken to the hospital, where their condition is unknown.

A nearby witness says they responded to the crash and rendered aid to the victims.

Any information on the pilot or passenger is unknown at this time. 

A Federal Aviation Administration official is en route to the scene.

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