BRANDON (AP) -- A small plane has crashed while taking off in western Minnesota, leaving a passenger with a minor injury.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to a grass runway in Brandon after receiving a call that a plane had crashed and was on fire.

According to the sheriff’s office, the plane’s single engine momentarily failed while it was taking off. The pilot tried to land but hit a small pole and some brush at the end of the runway.  The plane came to rest and immediately started on fire.

The pilot was uninjured, and the passenger had a small burn on her leg.

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