Developing: Small plane flipped over during takeoff, 2 minor injuries reported

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Maryland State Police determined a small plane flipped over during takeoff onto construction at the Frederick Municipal Airport shortly after 4 p.m. There were two minor injuries, according to the Frederick Police Department. The incident is still under investigation by state police as well as the Federal Aviation Administration.

The aircraft, an Avid Magnum Experimental Taildragger, was operated by a student pilot and a flight instructor who are both unidentified at this time. The flight instructor was taken to Frederick Memorial Hospital with minor injuries, state police tweeted.

Maryland State Police tweeted both occupants on the plane refused medical treatment, and the cause is under investigation.

This is a developing story and will be updated as information becomes available. 

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