2 escape small plane that crashed west of Ottawa near highway

Two people aboard a small plane managed to escape the aircraft after it crashed west of Ottawa near Highway 417.

Ottawa Fire Services says it responded to a call from police about the crash at 8:34 p.m. Tuesday.

Officials say when firefighters, police and paramedics arrived they found the aircraft overturned in a field.

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The two people who were on the plane were treated for undetermined injuries.

Firefighters say they doused fuel that leaked from the plane with foam to prevent a fire.

The type of aircraft that crashed was not released.

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