2 Bend residents injured in small plane crash

SISTERS, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say two Bend residents were injured in a single-engine plane crash in central Oregon. KTVZ reports just before 5:45 p.m. Wednesday the plane struck a treetop and crashed in a field while trying to land at Sisters Eagle Airport. Sgt. Jayson Janes says deputies arrived in about two minutes and learned the two people had left the plane. Janes says a 23-year-old woman who was the pilot was taken to a hospital and is expected to survive. Janes says a 24-year-old passenger suffered minor injuries. The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the crash.