A plane crash at the Stanhope Airport sent two to hospital.

According to Airport Manager Cam Loucks, the plane had a problem taking off. Haliburton Highlands OPP say the small two seater plane crashed into a bush area off Canopy Lane.

Police say the male pilot suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries and the male passenger suffered minor injuries.

Algonquin Highlands Fire Services and Haliburton County Paramedics responded to the scene.

Local OPP helped in the investigation with the Transportation Safety Board.

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