STOCKTON (CBS13) – Three people were injured after a World War II-era plane crash-landed in Stockton on Saturday
Authorities said the plane crashed at around 7:30 p.m. into an irrigation ditch in an open field in the area of Roberts Road and Muller Road, according to the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office.READ MORE: Police Warn Of Rash Of Robberies Along Stockton Boulevard In Sacramento
The owner of the plane told CBS13 the plane, a B-25 Mitchell, was returning from an event called the Arsenal of Democracy’s 75th Flyover of Pearl Harbor when it crashed.
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Two of the three people on board were taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries, according to deputies. The other person did not need hospital treatment.
Investigators said the cause of the crash was a mechanical failure.MORE NEWS: Footage Released Of Carjacking Suspect's Assault On Sacramento Sheriff's Deputy
Deputies on the scene advised residents to avoid the area.