Two injured in small plane crash west of Portland

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say two men were injured when a single-engine plane they were in crashed in a field west of Portland near Hillsboro.

Authorities say the crash was reported around 4:20 p.m. and that firefighters had to cut the men out of the plane.

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue Chief Cassandra Ulven told the Oregonian/OregonLive that the men were conscious when crews arrived.

One man was taken by helicopter to a hospital while the other was taken by ambulance.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

No further information was immediately released.