Two people were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a plane crashed at Statesville Regional Airport Friday night, Iredell County EMS reported. Two others in the plane were released at the scene, EMS announced on Twitter. The plane overshot the runway, EMS said. The airport is on Aviation Drive, less than 2 miles from Interstate40. Joe Marusak

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