No injuries after plane crashes near Northrop High school

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — A plane crashed near Smith Field and Northrop High School Friday night.

Reports came in to WANE 15 of a plane down near a tree in the 7600 block of Disalle Blvd. Friday evening around 7:40 p.m. Northrop High School played against Concordia Lutheran at their football field nearby.

Police confirmed a small plane went down and that there were no injuries. A spokesperson says she spoke to the pilot who believes he heard mechanical issues causing the plane to stall. He says he maneuvered the plane away from buildings and crashed into a tree.

This comes exactly one week after another plane went down in Fort Wayne.

The FAA will conduct an investigation and the scene will be held until their arrival.

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