Plane crashes near Deming, sending pilot to hospital

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A pilot was flown to a hospital following a plane crash near Deming Saturday morning.

According to state police, the crash happened at about 11:30 a.m. on a private air strip between Deming and Columbus.

Officials say the pilot was the sole occupant of the plane. The extent of his/her injuries are unknown at this time.

The Federal Aviation Administration has been notified, according to state police.

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