Four Injured in Small-Plane Crash

A small aircraft crashed outside of Needles, Calif. on Saturday afternoon, injuring four people, authorities said.

The crash occurred about 5:40 p.m. in the Dead Mountain Wilderness area north of Needles, about 2 miles west of Avi Casino. The plane was a Cessna 175 fixed-wing aircraft, according to Federal Aviation Administration officials.

It was unclear where the plane originated, but it was headed to Bullhead City, Nev. The four injured people were hospitalized with unknown injuries.

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