Small plane crashes in Guyana; 3 injured

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — A small plane has crashed in the South American country of Guyana, injuring three people.

Civil aviation chief Zulfikar Mohamed says the Cessna 206 crashed Saturday while taking off from a small airport near the capital of Georgetown. He says one passenger is seriously injured.

Authorities say the plane was taking three passengers and cargo to a rural south-west mining community.

Mohamed says the crash is under investigation.

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