3 injured after small plane crashes in a South Carolina backyard

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Spartanburg Firefighter and Plane (Source: Ralph Lipsey)

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) – The Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office said three people were injured after a small plane crashed Saturday afternoon.

Deputies said the plane landed in the backyard of a house in the 300 block of Saint James Drive.

The sheriff’s office said the three passengers suffered minor injuries.

The City of Spartanburg Fire Department, Spartanburg Police Department and Spartanburg County Emergency Management are on scene.

The police department said the fire department is on scene due to fuel leaking from the plane.

Details are limited at this time. We will update this story as more information becomes available.

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