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Small plane crash near Jacksonville, Two in critical condition

Posted at 2:56 PM, Mar 21, 2014
and last updated 2014-03-21 12:25:18-04

PALATKA, FL. (WTXL) --- Investigators are on scene of a plane crash that happened in Putnam County in between Jacksonville and Gainesville, said the Florida Highway Patrol.

The privately-owned Cessna airplane crashed into an embankment pond behind Lowes in Palatka just before 11 a.m. Friday.

The 73-year-old pilot Richard Carrara and his passenger, 71-year-old Malcolm Clevenstine were both taken to the hospital in critical condition, said the Florida Highway Patrol.