Pilot injured in Odessa plane crash

Image captured by CBS 7 News crews on scene
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Published: Feb. 28, 2018 at 7:30 PM CST
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UPDATE: DPS tells us that one person has been taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

They add that the Federal Aviation Administration will be investigating the incident.

Ector County Sheriff Mike Griffis tells us that the pilot was trying to take off and couldn't get the plane high enough causing it to lower and crash.

ORIGINAL STORY---EMS is responding to a major accident at 7000 Andrews Highway.

Information is limited at this time, however dispatch tells us the accident involved a plane and was called in as a "major" accident.

No word yet on injuries or on how many passengers were aboard.

Please avoid the area if possible.

CBS 7 News will continue to update you as more information becomes available.