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Police in Rhode Island say no one was seriously hurt when a small plane crashed on Block Island.

New Shoreham Police Chief Vincent Carlone says it happened around 3 p.m. Sunday when the plane was attempting to land.

Carlone says the plane apparently overshot the runway, went through a fence across the street and into the bushes. The crash caused a small brush fire, which was quickly extinguished.

He says six people walked away from the crash with minor injuries. They weren't immediately identified. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

Authorities say the pilot of a single engine airplane crash landed in the waters off Westerly on Saturday. He wasn't seriously hurt.

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