Plane crashes into house, sets it aflame

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A house in Indiana caught fire after a small, private plane crashed into it Thursday morning, The Indiana Republic reports.

Fortunately, the woman inside of the house was able to escape, unharmed.

However, one of the two men onboard the single-engine plane is in critical condition, according  to Dave Allmon, Columbus fire chief. After suffering severe burns, the victim was transported to a hospital by  helicopter. The other victim was taken to a hospital by ambulance.

According to a photograph at the scene at 10:45am, while the fire was out, the plane was still inside of the house.

In response, police established a command post at a nearby church, Indiana Public Media reports. Indiana State Police have also blocked off the street a block away from the crash.

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