The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating after a small plane crash in Portland sent two to the hospital.

Officials with the Portland Fire Department say they were called to the Portland International Jetport at approximately 3:40 Friday afternoon to the scene of a plane crash. When crews arrived, they found a small aircraft that had crashed on Runway 18. The single-engine Cessna had broken in half and was on fire with two people on the ground, next to the fuselage. Firefighters went to work putting out the fire while rescue crews attended to the two injured people. Both were sent to Maine Medical Center with what are said to be non-life-threatening injuries.

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Multiple photos of the scene were shared on Facebook by the Portland Maine Fire Department. What looks like snow around the plane is actually the foam used to battle the fire. Officials say the two people found outside the plane were the only occupants.

Flights were diverted away from the airport while the crash was cleaned up. Now, the Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating to determine what caused the plane to go down shortly after takeoff.

We'll update this story as more details become available. 

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