A small plane crash-landed today at John Wayne Airport in Costa Mesa, authorities said.
It happened at 4:15 p.m., airport spokeswoman Deanne Thompson said.
“A Piper PA28-140 aircraft with two passengers on board crash-landed on Runway 20R,” Thompson said. “There were minor injuries, no one was transported to the hospital.”
There was a small fuel leak as a result which was contained and there was no fire, she said. The Orange County Fire Authority was removing the aircraft with a crane.
“Runway 20R is open and available for use,” Thompson said. “Airport is functioning normally, with no impact to scheduled flights.”